June 4, 1896: Ford Test Drives First Car
1896 – Henry Ford gets ready to test drive the first Quadricycle (a.k.a. Car). Only one problem – They didn’t make the garage door big enough. Out comes the Ax – A couple chops and a wider door was created. The car ran 2 speed, but could not go in reverse.
It’s all in the book – the ford century
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for June 4
- Patent for DRAM
- Nintendo introduced the Game Boy
- Packard Bell and NEC merge