Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.
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1306 – Robert the Bruce was crowned king of Scotland.
1655 – Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens.
1807 – First fare-paying, passenger railway service in the world established on the Oystermouth Railway in Swansea, Wales
1882 – First demonstration of pancake making, held at a department store in NYC
1896 – Modern Olympics began in Athens, Greece
1961 – Sputnik 10 carries a dog into Earth orbit; later recovered
1976 – “My Fair Lady” opens at St James Theater NYC for 384 performances
1988 – “Les Miserables” opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya, Japan
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