Charles Minthorn Murphy Photo

Charles Minthorn Murphy

Death: Feb 16, 1950

Nationality: United States

Charles Minthorn Murphy

Date of Death : Feb 16, 1950

Charles Minthorn Murphy, also known as Mile-a-Minute Murphy, was an American cycling athlete. He was the first man ever to ride a bicycle for one mile in less than a minute. He performed this feat in 1899 by drafting behind an Long Island Rail Road passenger car along the LIRR's Central Branch between Farmingdale and Babylon on Long Island.

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