Today in Geek History – January 13

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

Today in Geek History - January 13

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

If you have other fun or geeky facts you want us to add, let us know in the comments below.

1610 – Galileo Galilei discovers the fourth of Jupiter’s moons – Calisto

1888 – The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.

1928 – RCA and GE install three test television sets in homes to demonstrate the first T.V. receiver

1930 – Mickey Mouse, the newspaper comic strip debuts

1942 – Ford issued patent approval of a Plastic Car

1957 – Wham-O begins begins production of the Pluto Platters (which changes to “Frisbee” in June)

2000 – Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps down

2002 – U.S. President George W. Bush passes out after choking on a pretzel while watching a football game.

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