Today in Geek History – August 24

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

Today in Geek history - August 24
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Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

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1847 – Charlotte Brontë finishes manuscript of “Jane Eyre”
1869 – A patent for the waffle iron was received by Cornelius Swarthout.
1979 – Musical film “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” directed by Allan Arkush featuring the Ramones is released in NYC (released throughout the US 20 days later)
1995 – Microsoft debuts Windows 95
2015 – Physicist Stephen Hawking presents a new theory on black holes at a lecture at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

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