Sir Malcolm Campbell Birthday (March 11th)

Sir Malcolm Campbell Birthday (March 11th)

Sir Malcolm Campbell was born on 11 March 1885 in Chislehurst, Kent, England. He was the only son of his father who by occupation was a diamond seller. He also sent to Germany to learn the diamond trading but there he becomes fond of the racing events. After coming back to England he worked in the Lloyd’s of London without any pay. However the interest in bike racing grew deeper in him and he tried it too, which made him a three-time winner in the lake end trials in London. As far as personal life is concerned, he divorced from her first wife soon after the marriage but later on he again tied the wedlock with Dorothy Evelyn Whittall in the yaer 1920. From the marriage he had two kids elder son Donald and a daughter named Jean. However he divorced her second wife in the year 1940. After getting divorced he marrieed Betty Nicory in 1945.

He started his career by driving small lake end trials in London after which he officially began his racoing career in Brooklyn in the yaer 1910. He got very wide attention as well as fame when he broke the record of the LSR for the first time in 1924 at 146.16mph at Pendine sands which is near to the Carmarthen Bay.

Sir Malcolm Campbell is the one person who has git both water and land speed records under his belt. He also has many award under his beltwhich made him an inspiration to many thousands in the world. He has got international motorsport hall of fame award in the year 1990. He was also inducted into the motorsport hall of fame in America in the yaer 1994. Along with it he also has got segrave trphy in the year 1933 and 1939. He has set water speed records thrice and when it comes to land speed records he has broken nine speed records however his last speed record was at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in the year 1935.

He was the first man to ride an automobile over 300 miles per hour.In the later years he  also tried his luck in politics which proved to be a non profit business for him. Along with it he also got intrested in finding the buried tresures on Cocos Island. These activities of him show his varied intersets which made him succesfull.