Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.
1610 – Galileo Galilei discovers the first three moons of Jupiter: Io, Europa, & Ganymede
1714 – Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)
1927 – Harlem Globetrotters play their first game in Hinckley, Illinois
1929 – “Buck Rogers” comic strips first appeared
1929 – “Tarzan of the Apes” comic strip first appears.
1934 – “Flash Gordon” comic strip debuts
1954 – first public demo of a machine translation system
1982 – Commodore 64 introduced
1990 – The Leaning Tower of Pisa was closed to the public.
1992 – AT&T releases video-telephone
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