Today in Geek History – February 1

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

Today in Geek History - February 1

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.

1893 – World’s first motion picture studio, the ‘Black Maria’, is completed in New Jersey
1898 – The Travelers Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut, issues the first automobile
insurance policy to an individual
1900 – Eastman Kodak Co. introduced the $1 Brownie box camera
1920 – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is established as the federal and national police force in Canada
1930 – The Times published its first crossword puzzle
1982 – “Late Night With David Letterman” debuts on NBC-TV, Bill Murray is first guest
1992 – George W Bush and Russian Leader Boris Yeltsin proclaim an end to the cold war in a joint statement

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