National Odometer Day is celebrated on every year of May 12th. The National Odometer Day celebrated for knowing something about the odometer. The Odometer is an instrument, which is used in all vehicles for indicating the distance that you are traveled on your vehicle. The Odometer is designed with the combination of mechanical and electronic devices. It is one of the most important devices used in our vehicles.
“I’ve got an odometer on my voice that has out-odometered an odometer on an automobile.” – Al Jarreau
History of National Odometer Day
The founder of National Odometer Day is still not found. The word Odometer derived from the word hodos, then the meaning of the word is path or gateway and the metron the word means to measure. In some of the countries, Odometer is also called as mileometer otherwise tripometer. The Odometer for vehicles was designed and developed in the 1600s for wagons and for some other horse-drawn vehicles, which is used for measuring the distance travelled.
Other Celebrations on May 12
May 12 is also celebrated as
- International Nurses Day
- National Limerick Day
- National Nutty Fudge Day
- National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
How to Celebrate National Odometer Day
National Odometer Day is celebrated in various ways by going a long trip with your family and friends. The Odometer was developed by Arthur P. and Charles H. Warner of Beloit, Wisconsin. Moreover, the first Odometer for automobiles was first launched in 1903, Here you can able to share all your thoughts about National Odometer Day on Social Media by just using the hashtag #NationaOdometerDay.