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Today in Geek History – July 10

by April Carvelli
Today in Geek History - July 10
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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.

1040 – Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback through Coventry, according to legend, to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
1866 – Indelible pencil patented by Edson P. Clark, Northampton, Massachusetts
1892 – first concrete-paved street built (Bellefountaine, Ohio)
1900 – ‘His Master’s Voice’, was registered with the U.S. Patent Office. The logo of the Victor Recording Company, and later, RCA Victor, shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone machine.
1981 – Walt Disney’s “Fox & The Hound” released
1981 – “Escape from New York” directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Donald Pleasence, premieres in the US
1985 – Coca-Cola Co announces it will resume selling old formula Coke


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