Today in Geek History – August 1

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

Today in Geek History - August 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.

1774 – Joseph Priestley, English theologian, chemist and author discovers oxygen by isolating it in its gaseous state
1941 – Willy’s Truck Company introduced the Jeep for the U.S. Army who were looking for a fast lightweight all terrain vehicle.
1965 – Frank Herbert’s novel, Dune was published for the first time.
1973 – The movie “American Graffiti” opened.
1981 – MTV premieres at 12:01 AM
1996 – George R.R. Martin publishes the epic fantasy novel “A Game of Thrones”, the first in his series “A Song of Ice and Fire”

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