Today in Geek History – January 10

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

Today in Geek History - January 10

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

1839 – Tea from India arrives in UK for the first time

1932 – “Mickey Mouse” & “Silly Symphony” comics syndicated

1952 – “The Greatest Show on Earth”, by Cecil B. DeMille, starring James Stewart and Carlton Heston, premieres in New York

1969 – “Sesame Street” premieres on PBS TV

1984 – Where’s the Beef? The Wendy’s first aired its famous commercial

1990 – Time Inc. acquires Warner Communications

2000 – AOL purchases Time Warner

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