Today in Geek History – May 19

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

Today in Geek History - May 19

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.

1536 – Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England, is beheaded for adultery, treason, and incest.
1911 – The first American criminal conviction that was based on fingerprint evidence occurred in New York City.
1926 – Thomas Edison spoke on the radio for the first time.
1962 – Marilyn Monroe performed a sultry rendition of “Happy Birthday” for U.S. President John F. Kennedy. The event was a fund-raiser at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
1994 – Final Episode of “LA Law” after 8 year run
1999 – “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace” was released in the U.S. It set a new record for opening day sales at 28.5 million.
2000 – Disney released the movie “Dinosaur.”
2005 – “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith” brought in 50.0 million in its opening day.

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