Today in Geek History – March 9

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

Today in Geek History - March 9

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.

1796 – Napoléon Bonaparte marries his first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais.
1858 – Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox
1954 – WNBT-TV (now WNBC-TV), in New York, broadcast the first local color television commercials. The ad was Castro Decorators of New York City. (New York)
1959 – Barbie makes her debut at the American Toy Fair in New York. Over a billion have been sold worldwide since.
1964 – First Ford Mustang produced
1981 – Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
1982 – “Krononauts” hosted an event in Baltimore, Maryland asking time-travelers to meet and demonstrate future science methods of Time travel.
1985 – “Gone With The Wind” went on sale in video stores across the U.S. for the first time.
2006 – Liquid water is discovered on Enceladus, the sixth largest moon of Saturn

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