Today in Geek History – October 18

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

Today in Geek History - October 18

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.

1867 – US takes formal possession of Alaska from Russia, having paid $7.2 million
1929 – Women are considered “Persons” under Canadian law
1851 – “Moby-Dick” is first published as The Whale.
1952 – “Mad Magazine” first issued
1954 – Texas Instruments Inc. announces the first transistor radio.
1961 – “West Side Story”, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, the film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical, starring Natalie Wood, is released
1967 – Walt Disney’s “Jungle Book” film is released
1967 – First Space Probe to Enter the Atmosphere of Another Planet
1988 – “Roseanne” TV comedy starring Roseanne Barr, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf premieres in the US on ABC

DISCLAIMER:

1. All geeky facts have been verified to the best of our ability. If we have an incorrect fact, please let us know.

2. All images are public domain or fair use. If any image is in violation, please let us know immediately.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.