Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.
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1495 – First written record of Scotch Whisky appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
1533 – Anne Boleyn crowned Queen of England
1880 – The first pay telephone service in the United States is installed in New Haven, Connecticut
1935 – Driving test & license plates introduced in England
1938 – Baseball helmets were worn for the first time.
1953 – Raymond Burr made his network-TV acting debut. It was in “The Mask of Medusa” on ABC-TV’s “Twilight Theater.”
1954 – In the Peanuts comic strip, Linus’ security blanket made its debut.
1971 – Ed Sullivan’s final TV show on CBS
1985 – Weird Al Yankovic released his ‘Dare To Be Stupid’ LP
1989 – Disney World’s “Typhoon Lagoon” opened.
2009 – Conan O’Brien made his debut as host of the “The Tonight Show”, NBC’s long-running late-night talk show
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