Today in 1885 sharpshooter Annie Oakley was hired to be a part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West. Her life inspired the musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Ethel Merman.
This weekend is Geek Flea 9! Are you ready?
Today in 1958, Nikita Khrushchev became Soviet premier in addition to First Secretary of the Communist Party.
Well it’s Friday the 13th, so it’s gonna be like that. Also it is almost zero degrees in New Jersey.
Well today in 1959, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, the first successful test firing of a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile was accomplished. Also in 1903 grandmother Grace Riley Moran was born.
Today in 1982, Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called “Elk Cloner.” Good times!