Today in Geek History – September 11

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

Today in geek History - September 11

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.

1792 – The Hope Diamond is stolen along with other French crown jewels when six men break into the house where they are stored.
1875 – first newspaper cartoon strip
1970– The Ford Pinto is introduced.
1978 – Janet Parker, a British medical photographer, became the last recorded person to die from smallpox.
2003 – Valve launched Steam, a digital storefront and delivery platform.
2005 – “Pride & Prejudice”, the film adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

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