Here’s your daily dose of history. November 1, 1982 was the day when the first US-built Honda rolled off the assembly line in Marysville, Ohio. The first car to emerge from the newly constructed plant three decades ago was a gray Accord sedan, which now resides at The Henry Ford museum in Dearborn, Michigan. wearing the license plate “USA 001.”
Here’s an extended ad commemorating the event, though we wish it focused more on, you know, the history of the cars rather than Field of Dreams style footage and a convenient plug for the new 2013 Accord.