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Today in Geek History – October 29

by April Carvelli
Today in Geek History - October 29
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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.

1889 – Stanley Park dedicated in Vancouver, BC
1945 – First ballpoint pen goes on sale, manufactured by Biro
1959 – “Asterix” is first published in the French magazine “Pilote” by Rene Goscinny, illustrated by Albert Uderzo
1969 – The first-ever computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet.
2008 – “Quantum of Solace” 22nd James Bond film starring Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko, premieres in London
2014 – The smartwatch Microsoft Band was released.


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