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Maria Mihaescu, born in 1885 in a village of Prahova County, was one of the legendary figures of Bucharest. Why? Because the eccentric woman who lived her glory years in the interbelic period has made for least one good thing: she put the Bucharest on fire. Not literally. Her nickname was Mița Biciclista, which can be translated by Mitza The Bicycler. Mița was a beautiful woman, with deep blue eyes, every man's dream. She got her nickname from the journalist George

At the beginning of the 20th Century, the number of automobiles in Bucharest started to increase. In 1908, there were a total of 139 registered cars in Romania. And they had to have license numbers. At that time, the license numbers were attributed to the owner of the automobile, not to the car itself. If a car was sold to other owner, its number remained in the property of the former owner. From the total of 139 Romanian automobiles, 127 were