Today in Geek History – February 10

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

Today in Geek History - February 10

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.

1535 – 12 nude anabaptists run through Amsterdam streets
1897 – NY Times begins using slogan “All the News That’s Fit to Print”
1933 – The singing telegram was introduced by the Postal Telegraph Company of New York City.
1940 – “In The Mood” by Glenn Miller hits #1
1940 – “Tom & Jerry” cartoon created by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera debut by MGM
1956 – “My Friend Flicka” premieres on CBS
1966 – “Valley of the Dolls” by Jacqueline Susann is published by Bernard Geis Associates
1996 – IBM computer Deep Blue becomes the first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning (human) chess champion

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