National Odometer Day is celebrated every year on May 12th. It can be 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 traveling in your vehicle. The Odometer is designed with a 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 word Odometer is 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 countries, Odometer is also called a mileometer otherwise a 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 traveled. It is invented by Thomas Savery and in 1775 it was modified as a simple odometer by Benjamin Franklin.
Other Celebrations on May 12
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How to Celebrate National Odometer Day
It is celebrated in various ways by taking 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.
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