Today in Geek History – January 18

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

Today in Geek History - January 18

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.

1882 – “Winnie-the-Pooh” author A. A. Milne was born in Hampstead, U.K.
1911 – first shipboard landing of a plane was performed by Eugene Ely onto the USS Pennsylvania
1919 – Bentley Motors Limited is founded
1929 – Walter Winchell made his debut on radio.
1964 – The Beatles first appeared on US Billboard Chart with single “I Want to Hold Your Hand” at #45
1974 – “$6 Million Man” starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV
1975 – “The Jeffersons” debuted on CBS-TV.
1980 – Pink Floyd’s album “The Wall” hits #1
1995 – Caves were discovered near the town of Vallon-Pont-d’Arc in southern France containing paintings and engravings that were 17,000 to 20,000 years old.
2005 – The world’s largest commercial jet, the Airbus A380, is unveiled in France

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