The Vehicle That Signaled the Dawning of the Age is an Aquarius: The Benz Tri-Car Turns 120 Today

We don't know if there's really one day that can truly be celebrated as the birth of the commercial automobile, but it figures that today, January 29th which marks the 120th anniversary of Karl Benz's patent on his three-wheeled motoring machine is as good as any. So happy birthday, automobile. You've brought us more… »1/29/06 6:59pm1/29/06 6:59pm