Today in Geek History – September 8

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

Today in geek History - September 8

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.

1504 – Michelangelo’s statue of David is unveiled in Florence
1636 – Harvard University is founded.
1952 – Ernest Hemingway’s novel “The Old Man & the Sea” published
1960 – Nationwide release (US) of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh
1966 – NBC-TV aired the first episode of “Star Trek” entitled “The Man Trap”. The show was canceled on September 2, 1969.
1968 – “Funny Girl” biopic film based on life of Fanny Brice premieres, directed by William Wyler, starring Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif
1973 – “Star Trek – Animated Series” premieres on TV
1986 – “The Oprah Winfrey Show” is first broadcast nationally
1997 – America Online acquired CompuServe.

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