Today in Geek History – January 30

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

Today in Geek History - January 30

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.

1790 – Lifeboat first tested at sea by the inventor, Mr. Greathead
1873 – “Around the World in 80 Days” by Jules Verne is published in France by Pierre-Jules Hetzel
1933 – first radio broadcast of “Lone Ranger”
1969 – The Beatles make their last public performance, an impromptu concert on the roof of the London recording studio
1973 – KISS gives their first public performance
1975 – Ernő Rubik applies for a patent for his “Magic Cube”, later to be known as a Rubik’s cube
2007 – Microsoft releases Windows Vista

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