Today in Geek History – August 13

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

Today in Geek History - August 13

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.

1889 – A patent for a coin-operated telephone was issued to William Gray.
1913 – Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley, Sheffield, England
1934 – Al Capp’s comic strip “L’il Abner” made its debut in newspapers.
1942 – Walt Disney’s “Bambi” opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, NY.
1967 – “Bonnie and Clyde”, directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, is released
1981 – Last broadcast of “The Waltons” on CBS-TV
1996 – Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 3.0
1997 – South Park’s first episode is aired.

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