Today in Geek History – April 2

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

Today in Geek History - April 2

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.

1889 – Charles Hall patented aluminum
1902 – The first motion picture theatre opened in Los Angeles with the name Electric Theatre
1914 – Alec Guinness born in London, England
1935 – Sir Watson-Watt was granted a patent for RADAR
1956 – “The Edge of Night” and “As the World Turns” debuted on CBS-TV
1958 – The National Advisory Council on Aeronautics was renamed NASA
1968 – “2001 A Space Odyssey” directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, premieres at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.
1972 – Burt Reynolds appeared nude in “Cosmopolitan” magazine
1978 – The first episode of “Dallas” aired on CBS
1978 – Velcro was 1st put on the market
1987 – IBM introduces PS/2 & OS/2.

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