Today in Geek History – July 1

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

Today in Geek History - July 1

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.

1863 – Free city delivery of mail begins in 49 US cities; postage 3 cents per oz
1874 – First US zoo opens (Philadelphia)
1904 – III Summer (Modern) Olympic Games open in St Louis, the first held in the United States
1905 – Albert Einstein introduces his theory of special relativity
1908 – “SOS” (· · · – – – · · ·) distress signal becomes the worldwide standard for help
1963 – ZIP codes are introduced for United States mail.
1979 – Sony introduces the Walkman
1991 – “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong premieres at Century City, California

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