Today in Geek History – January 31

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

Today in Geek History - January 31

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.

1930 – Scotch Tape 3M markets Scotch Tape
1949 – The first daytime soap opera “These Are My Children,” was broadcast by the NBC station in Chicago
1958 – First U.S. Satellite the Explorer I is launched.
1961 – The U.S. launches the chimpanzee Ham the Astrochimp into space aboard a Mercury test flight by NASA.
1971 – Apollo 14 is launched
1983 – The new seatbelt law comes forcing drivers and front seat passengers to wear seat belts at all times.
1990 – McDonald’s was opened in Russia
2014 – 83-year old “Greater“, the flamingo died in the Adelaide Zoo in Australia. The flamingo was believed to be the oldest on Earth

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