Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.
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1836 – Samuel Colt manufactures first pistol, 34-caliber “Texas” model
1907 – first radio broadcast of a musical composition aired
1908 – first ascent of Mt Erebus, Antarctica
1922 – “Annie Oakley” (Phoebe Ann Moses) broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting. She hit 98 out of 100 targets.
1924 – Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM
1956 – “King Kong” first televised
1971 – “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin first played live at Ulster Hall, Belfast by Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones
2002 – The Osbournes” featuring family of Ozzy Osbourne premieres on MTV
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