1864 – Born on the 3rd of June in Geneva, Ohio.
1894 – He was famous for his racing on the Beaches of Florida at Ormond and Daytona.
1897 – He founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, Michigan.
1900 – He built an elaborate Queen Anne-Style mansion on South Washington Avenue in Lansing.
1901 – He designed the Curved Dash Oldsmobile which sold for $650.00.
1906 – He organized the Capital National Bank, Lansing National Bank, and Michigan National Bank.
1925 – He served as president and chairman of REO.
1950 – He died on the 26th of August.