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Today in Geek History – June 29

by April Carvelli
Today in Geek History - June 29
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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.

1613 – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, burns down during a performance of “Henry VIII”
1940 – Batman Comics, mobsters rubbed out a circus highwire team known as the Flying Graysons, leaving their son Dick (Robin) an orphan
1964 – first draft of Star Trek’s pilot “Cage” released
1996 – Superman’s Action Comic #1 (1938) auctioned at Sotheby at $61,900
2001– “A.I. Artificial Intelligence”, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law and Frances O’Connor, is released
2007 – Apple Inc. releases its first mobile phone, the iPhone.

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