Today in Geek History – October 6

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

Today in Geek History - October 6

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.

1866 – first train robbery in US (Reno Brothers take $13,000)
1893 – Nabisco Foods invents Cream of Wheat
1927 – “The Jazz Singer,” the first full-length talking picture, starring Al Jolson, debuted.
1945 – Tavern owner “Billy Goat” Sianis buys seat for his goat for Game 4 of Baseball World Series, is escorted out and casts goat curse on Chicago Cubs
1960 – “Spartacus”, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, premieres in NYC
1996 – Lois & Clark in “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” wed
2010 – Instagram, a mainstream photo-sharing application, is founded.

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