Today in Geek History – April 7

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

Today in Geek History - April 7

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.

1795 – France adopts the metre as the basic measure of length
1827 – The first friction match is sold by John Walker
1906 – The world’s 1st animated cartoon “Humorous Phases of Funny Faces” by J. Stuart Blackton is released
1948 – World Health Organization formed by the United Nations
2001 – Mars Odyssey is launched

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