Today in Geek History – May 27

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

Today in Geek History - May 27

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.

1837 – James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok was born in Troy Grove, Illinois.
1933 – The Walt Disney Company releases the cartoon Three Little Pigs, with its hit song “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?”
1961 – First black light is sold
1969 – Walt Disney World construction begins at Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida
1994 – “Flintstones” live action movie opens
2005 – DreamWorks computer-animated film “Madagascar” with voices by Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith is released.
2006 – “Pan’s Labyrinth” fantasy film on the Spanish Civil War written and directed by Guillermo del Toro debuts at Cannes
2014 – Google reveals its self-driving car; the prototype can drive 25 miles per hour and safely respond to a variety of situations

DISCLAIMER:

1. All geeky facts have been verified to the best of our ability. If we have an incorrect fact, please let us know.

2. All images are public domain or fair use. If any image is in violation, please let us know immediately.