Today in Geek History – May 21

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

Today in Geek History - May 21

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.

1819 – first bicycles (swift walkers) in US introduced in NYC
1881 – American Red Cross founded by Clara Barton
1908 – first horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago
1927 – Aviator Charles Lindbergh, in the Spirit of St Louis, lands in Paris after the first solo air crossing of Atlantic
1980 – “Star Wars Episode V – Empire Strikes Back”, produced by George Lucas opens in cinemas in UK and North America
2010 – Scientists in the United States successfully created artificial life by creating the first live cell to be controlled by synthetic DNA.
2013 – Microsoft announces the release of Xbox One
2017 – Barnum & Bailey Circus performs for the last time at the Nassau Coliseum in NYC after 146 years

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