Thursday, May 3, 2012

Today in Geek History


Today is May 3rd and today in Geek History...

1952 Caitlin Clarke, best know for her role as Valerian in the 1981 film Dragonslayer, is born today.

1973 The Sears Tower in Chicago, the world's tallest building, is opened today.

1978 The first ever Spam email is send by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing rep to every ARPANET address on the western US coast.

200 It's the 12 anniversary of geocaching. The first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usent. How cool is that?

2002 Nintendo GameCube system finally launches in Europe.

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