Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.
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1616 – Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment.
1815 – After escaping from Elba, Napoleon enters Paris with a regular army of 140,000 and a volunteer force of around 200,000, beginning his “Hundred Days” rule.
1852 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin is published.
1915 – Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.
1930 – “KFC” [Kentucky Fried Chicken] is founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in North Corbin, Kentucky
1954 – first newspaper vending machine used (Columbia Pennsylvania)
1999 – Legoland California, the first Legoland outside of Europe, opens in Carlsbad, California.
2015 – A Solar eclipse, equinox, and a Supermoon all occur on the same day.
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