Today in Geek History – July 9

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

Today in Geek History - July 9

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.

1815 – first natural gas well in US is discovered
1869 – Corncob pipe, made from small corn kernels, invented
1937 – The silent film archives of Fox Film Corporation are destroyed in a vault fire.
1956 – Dick Clark’s first appearance as host of American Bandstand
1962 – Andy Warhol’s iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans make their debut
1981 – Donkey Kong is released by Nintendo
2001 – “The Office” mockumentary created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, starring Ricky Gervais and Martin Freeman premieres on BBC Two in the UK

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