Today in Geek History – January 6

Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

Today in Geek History - January 6

Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

1854 – Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

1930 – The first diesel engine road trip was completed. They went from Indianapolis to New York City.

1948 – The Oscar-winning Humphrey Bogart classic “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre”

1952 – “Peanuts” debuted in Sunday papers across the United States

1963 – “Wild Kingdom” premiered on NBC

1969 – Future U.S. President, Jimmy Carter sees a UFO.

1974 – CBS radio debuted “Radio Mystery Theatre.” 

2001 – Xbox unveiled 

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