Today in Geek History – May 24

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

Today in Geek History - May 24

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.

1830 – “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Sarah Josepha Hale is first published by Boston firm Marsh, Capen & Lyon
1844 – Samuel Morse taps out “What hath God wrought” in the world’s first telegraph message
1883 – After 14 years of construction the Brooklyn Bridge was opened to traffic.
1899 – First auto repair shop opens in Boston
1959 – first house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania)
1969 – “Sugar, Sugar” single released by The Archies
1974 – The last “Dean Martin Show” was seen on NBC, after 9 years on air.
1985 – “View to a Kill” premieres in US
1989 – “Indiana Jones & Last Crusade”, directed by Stephen Spielberg and produced by George Lucas premieres
1996 – “Spy Hard” starring Leslie Nielsen is released

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