Today in Geek History – December 2

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

Today in Geek History - December 2

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.

1927 – first Model A Ford sold, for $385
1932 – “Adventures of Charlie Chan” first heard on NBC-Blue radio network
1942 – World’s first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction occurs in Chicago Pile-1 (world’s 1st nuclear reactor) at the University of Chicago, overseen by Enrico Fermi
1950 – “I Robot” collection of sci-fi short stories by Isaac Asimov published by Genome Press in the US
2013 – “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, 2nd film in the Hobbit series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Los Angeles

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