This Day In History

16 Jul

Not only was the first atomic bomb detonated in New Mexico in 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico but in 1945 the world’s first parking meter was installed.

Park-O-Meter No. 1 as it was called, made its debut in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on this day in 1935.

“Indignant opponents of the meters considered paying for parking un-American, as it forced drivers to pay what amounted to a tax on their cars, depriving them of their money without due process of law.”


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