Today in Geek History – September 15

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

Today in Geek History - September 15

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.

1616 – First non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy
1928 – Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin while studying influenza
1949 – “Lone Ranger” premieres on ABC-TV.
1965 – “Lost in Space” premieres
1965 – “Green Acres” premiered on CBS TV.
1971 – First broadcast of “Columbo” starring Peter Falk on NBC
1982 – The first issue of “USA Today” was published.
1986 – first broadcast of legal drama “L.A. Law” created by Steven Bochco, with ensemble cast including Corbin Bersen, Jill Eikenberry and Harry Hamlin on NBC
1997 – Google.com is registered as a domain name

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