Today in Geek History – April 18

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

Today in Geek History - April 18

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.

1924 – first crossword puzzle book published by Simon & Schuster
1934 – First “Washateria” (laundromat) opens
1938 – Publication date of Superman’s debut in the first issue of Action Comics. (Cover date June 1938)
1985 – Wham become the first western pop act to release an album in China
1986 – IBM produces first megabit-chip
2013 – “Iron Man 3”, directed by Shane Black, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in London
2018 – “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened

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