Today in Geek History – October 17

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

Today in Geek History - October 17

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.

1814 – Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.
1817 – The tomb of Pharaoh Seti I is discovered
1939 – “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, is released
1956 – “Around the World in 80 Days,” based on the book by Jules Verne, directed by Michael Anderson and starring David Nivon and Cantinflas, premieres in New York
1968 – “Bullitt” directed by Peter Yates and starring Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset is released
1983 – Talk show “The Sally Jesse Raphael Show” with Sally Jesse Raphael debuts on KSDK

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