Today in Geek History – April 6

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

Today in Geek History - April 6

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.

1909 – First men to Reach The North Pole. Explorers Robert E. Peary and Matthew A. Henson claim to became the first men to reach the North Pole
1930 – Hostess Twinkies invented by bakery executive James Dewar
1931 – “A Connecticut Yankee” film based on novel by Mark Twain, directed by David Butler, starring Will Rogers is released
1931 – The first late afternoon radio serial for children ( Little Orphan Annie ) is transmitted
1938 – Teflon invented by Roy J. Plunkett
1941 – Bob Hope gives his first USO show at California’s March Field.
1980 – Post It Notes introduced to the U.S. market
1994 – The Channel Tunnel linking England to France is officially opened
2009 – “Star Trek” film reboot directed by J.J. Abrams, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Austin, Texas

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