Today in Geek History – September 7

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

Today in geek History - September 7

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.

1813 – “Uncle Sam” first used to refer to the US, by Troy Post of New York
1888 – Edith Eleanor McLean is first baby to be placed in an incubator at State Emigrant Hospital on Ward’s Island, New York
1930 – The cartoon “Blondie” made its first appearance in the comic strips.
1966 – The final episode of the original “The Dick Van Dyke Show” was aired on CBS-TV.
1971 – “The Beverly Hillbillies” was seen for the final time on CBS-TV.
1986 – Dan Marino throws his 100th career touchdown pass, the fastest QB in NFL history to do so
2006 – Sacha Baron Cohen’s mockumentary “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” premieres at the Toronto Film Festival

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