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This Week in Geek History September 25 - October 1

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September 25
1897 - American author William Faulkner Microbadge: William Faulkner fan
1951 - American actor Mark Hamill Microbadge: Tatooine - If there's a bright center to the universe, you're on the planet that it's farthest from
1952 - American actor Christopher Reeve Microbadge: Superman fan
1968 - American actor/rapper Will Smith Microbadge: Will Smith fan
1975 - Pink Floyd's album Wish You Were Here reaches #1 in US Microbadge: Pink Floyd fan
1980 - Led Zeppelin's drummer John Bonham dies at 32 Microbadge: Led Zeppelin fan

September 26
1181 - St. Francis of Assisi Microbadge: Franciscan University of Steubenville
1774 - John Chapman frontier nurseryman (Johnny Appleseed) Microbadge: Apple Cider drinker
1876 - C B "Buck" Llewellyn, cricketer (S Afr lefty all-rounder 1896-1912) Microbadge: Cricket fan
1888 - American Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot Microbadge: "Do I dare disturb the universe?" -- T.S. Eliot
1898 - American composer George Gershwin Microbadge: George Gershwin fan
1958 - Punk rocker Darby Crash of The Germs Microbadge: Punk fan
1969 - The Beatles release Abbey Road Microbadge: The Beatles fan
1981 - American tennis star Serena Williams Microbadge: Serena Williams fan
1982 - Knight Rider debuts on NBC Microbadge: Knight Rider fanMicrobadge: Pick me up K.I.T.T.!

September 27
1885 - American magician Harry Blackstone Sr. Microbadge: Master of Magic fan
1905 - Einstein's paper introducing E=mc2 published Microbadge: Albert Einstein
1940 - Much to the world's detriment, the Axis alliance is formed between Nazi Germany, Italy & Japan Microbadge: BLOCKS IN THE EAST fan - I play Axis
1986 - Metallica's bassist Cliff Burton dies in a bus crash at 24 Microbadge: Metallica fan

September 28
551 b.C. - Chinese philosopher Confucius Microbadge: Confucius
58 b.C. - Livia Drusilla, wife of Augustus, mother of Tiberius Microbadge: I, Claudius fan
48 b.C. - Pompey the Great is assassinated by agents of King Ptolemy of Egypt Microbadge: Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus enthusiast
1785 - Napoleon graduates 42nd out of 51 from Paris military academy Microbadge: Napoleon's Triumph fan
1901 - Ed Sullivan (The Ed Sullivan Show)
1909 - Al Capp (Li'l Abner)
1925 - Seymour Cray (Cray Computer) Microbadge: Computer Programmer
1976 - Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life released Microbadge: Stevie Wonder fan
1987 - Star Trek: The Next Generation debuts Microbadge: Because sometimes expressing how dumb some things are in words just doesn't work
2008 - SpaceX launches 1st private spacecraft, Falcon 1, into orbit Microbadge: SpaceX fan
???? - Mabby
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September 29
1758 - British admiral & hero of Trafalgar Horatio Nelson Microbadge: Napoleonic Naval Wargamer
1901 - Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi Microbadge: The Manhattan Project fan
1916 - American oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller becomes world's 1st billionaire Microbadge: I'm Rich - I have at least 999.99 GeekGold
1935 - American signer/songwriter Jerry Lee Lewis Microbadge: FIREBALL! MAKE YOUR SAVES!
1963 - Funk/metal bassist and Primus frontman Les Claypool Microbadge: Les Claypool fanMicrobadge: Primus fan
1996 - The Nintendo 64 system debuts in the US (3 mos after Japan) Microbadge: Nindendo 64 fan - Best controller ever
2008 - Great Recession: Dow Jones falls 778 points following bankruptcy of Lehman Bros & Washington Mutual Microbadge: The recession won't stop me buying games!

September 30
1399 - King Richard II abdicates the English throne
1861 - US industrialist William Wrigley, Jr Microbadge: Gum chewer
1882 - German physicist Hans Geiger (Famous Counter) Microbadge: Radioactive
1917 - Irving Kahn (Inventor of the Teleprompter) Microbadge: Fan of Aaron Sorkin's show The Newsroom
1924 - American author Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) Microbadge: Author
1928 - Romanian author/Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel (Night) Microbadge: Jewish
1955 - American actor James Dean dies in a car crash at 24 Microbadge: James Dean fan
???? - MonsterMike
???? - Vaklam

October 1
331 b.C. - Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia Microbadge: When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer
1908 - Henry Ford introduces the Model T ($825) Microbadge: Ford fan
1918 - T.E. "Lawrence of Arabia" captures Damascus Microbadge: Lawrence of Arabia fan
1920 - Actor Walter Matthau Microbadge: The Bad News Bears fan - Chico's Bail Bonds - "Let Freedom Ring"
1924 - Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1927 - Tom Bosley, TV's Howard Cunningham (Happy Days)
1935 - English broadway/film star Julie Andrews Microbadge: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
1968 - George Romero's cult favorite "Night of the Living Dead" premieres Microbadge: Night of the Living Dead fan

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On September 21st we meet to greet
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This Week in Geek History September 18-24

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September 18
1851 - New York Times begins publication (2 cents/copy) Microbadge: New York Times reader
1905 - Swedish actress Greta Garbo Microbadge: Greta Garbo fan
1970 - Jimi Hendrix dies of asphyxiation at 27 Microbadge: Jimi Hendrix fan
???? - XyberDAWG

September 19
1911 - English author William Golding (Lord of the Flies)
1928 - American actor Adam West Microbadge: Batman fan
1948 - English actor Jeremy Irons (Dungeons & Dragons)
1975 - 'Fawlty Towers' premieres on BBC2 Microbadge: Fawlty Towers fan

September 20
451 - Battle of the Catalaunian Plains, Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun, halting the Hun invasion of Gaul Microbadge: Huns fan
1885 - Jazz piano player Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton Microbadge: Jelly Roll Morton fan
1934 - Actress Sophia Loren Microbadge: Classic Italian film fan
1941 - Sculptor Dale Chihuly Microbadge: Dale Chihuly fan
1948 - Author George R.R. Martin Microbadge: George R. R. Martin fan
???? - Stelio

September 21
1645 - Louis Joliet, French-Canadian explorer of the Mississippi River Microbadge: Mississippi
1866 - English author and historian H.G. Wells Microbadge: H. G. Wells fan
1874 - English composer Gustav Holst Microbadge: Gustav Holst fan
1902 - British publisher Sir Allen Lane (Introduced the low-priced Penguin paperback) Microbadge: Penguin Books fan
1931 - Actor Larry Hagman Microbadge: Dallas Games Marathon participant
1937 - JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' published Microbadge: The Hobbit is the best thing Tolkien ever wrote!
1947 - American writer Stephen King Microbadge: Stephen King fan
1950 - American actor/comedian Bill Murray Microbadge: Bill Murray fan
???? - Narl

September 22
1290 (Shire Reckoning) - Bilbo Baggins Microbadge: Red Book of Westmarch fan
1791 - English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday Microbadge: The New Science fan
1957 - Singer/songwriter Nick Cave Microbadge: Nick Cave fan
2011 - CERN scientists announce discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light, but later they retract Microbadge: Subatomic: An Atom Building Game fan
2021 - Equinox Microbadge: I Love SpringMicrobadge: I love Autumn

September 23
63 b.C. - 1st Roman Emperor Augustus (Octavius) Caesar Microbadge: Augustus enthusiast
1215 - Mongol Emporer/Yuan Dynasty founder Kublai Khan Microbadge: "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree"
1869 - 'Typhoid Mary' Mallon[/c][/b] - 1st known immune carrier of typhoid, infected at least 51 in New York City Microbadge: Pandemic fan
1897 - Belgian surrealist painter Paul Delvaux Microbadge: Paul Delvaux fan
1926 - American Jazz Giant John Coltrane Microbadge: John Coltrane fanMicrobadge: Saxophone fan
1930 - American soul singer and pianist Ray Charles Microbadge: Ray Charles fan
1949 - American rocker Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen Microbadge: Bruce Springsteen fan
2002 - Mozilla's Firefox debuts Microbadge: Firefox user
???? - Vestige
???? - l-hansen

September 24
1725 - Irish brewer Sir Arthur Guinness Microbadge: I love Guinness!Microbadge: Guinness drinker
1870 - French chemist Georges Claude (Inventor of the neon lamp)Microbadge: Neon Knights: 2086 fan
1896 - American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald Microbadge: F. Scott Fitzgerald fan
1936 - Muppet Creator Jim Henson Microbadge: I'm a grouch
1948 - Canadian actor/comedian Phil Hartman Microbadge: Saturday Night Live fan
1991 - Nirvana releases Nevermind Microbadge: Nirvana fan
2007 - The Big Bang Theory premieres on CBS Microbadge: Bazinga!

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These Two Weeks in Geek History September 4-17

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September 4
476 - Traditional end of the Western Roman Empire as Emperor Agustulus abdicates to Odoacer, who would soon be known as the First King of Italy Microbadge: Roman Empire buff
1886 - Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders, ending last major US-Indian war Microbadge: Geronimo fan
1918 - Radio news commentator Paul Harvey Microbadge: Paul Harvey........................................... Good day!
1970 - Actress Ione Skye (Say Anything, Covington Cross)

September 5
1847 - American outlaw Jesse James Microbadge: Outlaws: Adventures in the Old West
1942 - American actress Raquel Welch (One Million Years B.C.)
1946 - Queen frontman Freddie Mercury Microbadge: Freddie Mercury fan Microbadge: Queen fan
1951 - American actor Michael Keaton Microbadge: Batman fan
1957 - Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" published Microbadge: Jack Kerouac fan

September 6
1943 - Pink Floyd bassist and singer/songwriter Roger Waters Microbadge: Pink Floyd fan - The Wall
1947 - Actress Jane Curtin Microbadge: Saturday Night Live fan
1958 - Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (You might be a redneck if…)
1972 - English author China Mieville Microbadge: China Miéville fan

September 7
1533 - England's Queen Elizabeth I Microbadge: English History buff
1936 - Musician Buddy Holly Microbadge: Buddy Holly fan
1978 - The Who's drummer Keith Moon dies of an overdose at 31 Microbadge: The Who fan
1979 - ESPN debuts Microbadge: ESPN fan

September 8
1157 - England's King Richard I (The Lion Hearted) Microbadge: The Legend of Robin Hood fan
1504 - Michelangelo's David unveiled in Florence Microbadge: Michelangelo fan
1841 - Czech composer Antonín Dvorák Microbadge: Antonín Dvořák fan
1897 - Country music pioneer Jimmie Rodgers, "The Singing Brakeman" Microbadge: Country fan
1925 - English actor Peter Sellers Microbadge: Ahh... The old closet ploy, I do enjoy a good closet ploy
1941 - American politician Bernie Sanders Microbadge: Vermont
1960 - Hitchcock's "Psycho" premieres Microbadge: Psycho fan
1966 - Star Trek premieres Microbadge: Star Trek fanMicrobadge: Star Trek: The Original Series fan

September 9
1585 - Cardinal Richelieu Microbadge: Richelieu fan
1828 - Russian author Leo Tolstoy Microbadge: Leo Tolstoy fan
1850 - California admitted as the 31st state of the Union Microbadge: California
1890 - Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Harlan Sanders Microbadge: Chicken Chicken Chicken
1941 - "King of Soul" Blues Singer Otis Redding Microbadge: Otis Redding fan
1966 - American actor/comedian Adam Sandler Microbadge: Hanukkah
???? - Mallet

September 10
1941 - Paleontologist and popular science author Stephen Jay Gould Microbadge: Natural History enthusiast
1945 - Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated in Colorado; he survives another 18 months before choking to death Microbadge: Sleepy Hollow fan - Headless Horseman
1993 - The X-Files premieres on Fox Microbadge: The X-Files fan
2008 - The Large Hadron Collider at CERN goes online in Geneva Microbadge: Old & Chaotic Evil Bob, eclipsing the dark corners of the Geek with his own utter darkness, like a reverse black hole. Only more Evil.

September 11
1773 - Ben Franklin writes "There never was a good war or a bad peace" Microbadge: Benjamin Franklin
1885 - English author D.H. Lawrence Microbadge: D. H. Lawrence fan
1913 - University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant Microbadge: University of Alabama
2001 - 9/11: 2,941 people die in terrorist attacks on New York City, The Pentagon & UA Flight 93 Microbadge: Remember

September 12
490 b.C. - Battle of Marathon (traditional date) - Small Athenian force defeats the Persian Empire Microbadge: Marathon finisher
1624 - 1st public submarine test (Thames River, London) for King James I Microbadge: Submarine
1818 - Richard Gatling, inventor of the Gatling gun Microbadge: gatlingEngine player
1913 - U.S. Olympic track star Jesse Owens Microbadge: Fan of the Olympic Games
1921 - SF author Stanislaw Lem Microbadge: Stanislaw Lem fan
1944 - American Singer/Songwriter/Producer Barry White Microbadge: Barry White fan
1952 - Rush drummer Neil Peart Microbadge: Rush fan
1957 - German composer Hans Zimmer (over 150 films!) Microbadge: Hans Zimmer fanMicrobadge: Gladiator fan
1966 - The Pre-Fab 4 "The Monkees" premieres on NBC (what? no badge?)
1967 - American comedian Louis C.K. Microbadge: Louis CK fan

September 13
122 - Construction of Hadrian's Wall begins in Northern England Microbadge: Hadrian enthusiast
1911 - Bill Monroe, the "father of bluegrass" music Microbadge: Bluegrass fan
1916 - English author Roald Dahl Microbadge: Roald Dahl fan
1956 - IBM introduces RAMAC 305, 1st commercial computer with magnetic disk storage (weighs 1 TON) Microbadge: IBM user
1969 - Scooby-Doo premieres on CBS Microbadge: ...and I would've gotten away with it, if it hadn't been for those meddling kids!
1980 - Solid Gold (music television) premiers Microbadge: Citizenship Recognition - Level VI -  Is six any more shiny? ... Well, it's one shinier isn't it? ... Okay, why don't you just make five a bit more shiny and then that would be the most shiny? ... Because these go to six.
1985 - Super Mario Brothers first appears for the NES Microbadge: Nintendo fan

September 14
1849 - Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov Microbadge: Does the name Pavlov ring a bell?
1914 - Clayton Moore, who played the Lone Ranger on television Microbadge: The Lone Ranger fan
1936 - American (not Russian) actor Walter Koenig (Star Trek's Pavel Checkov) Microbadge: Star Trek fan Microbadge: "It was invented by a little old lady from Leningrad." - Ensign Pavel Chekov (teasing Scotty about the invention of Scotch)
1982 - Princess of Monaco/American actress Grace Kelly dies in a car crash at 52 Microbadge: Grace Kelly fan
1983 - Singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse Microbadge: Amy Winehouse fan

September 15
1254 - Traveler/author Marco Polo (traditional - date uncertain) Microbadge: Auf den Spuren von Marco Polo fan
1789 - 1st major American novelist James Fenimore Cooper (Last of the Mohicans) Microbadge: Legends of the American Frontier fan
1830 - Mexican president Porfirio Diaz Microbadge: Pax Porfiriana fan
1857 - William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States Microbadge: Presidential Trivia fan
1889 - Humorist Robert Benchley Microbadge: Author
1890 - Mystery writer Agatha Christie Microbadge: Agatha Christie fan
1903 - Country music star Roy Acuff Microbadge: Country fan
1907 - Actress Fay Wray Microbadge: King Kong (Hail to the king!)
1916 - First use of tanks in warfare "Little Willies," Battle of the Somme Microbadge: I drive a tank
1928 - Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin Microbadge: Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp fan
1934 - Author/illustrator Tomie dePaola Microbadge: Enjoys Children's Books
1946 - American Director Oliver Stone Microbadge: Wall Street fan - Gordon Gekko
1946 - Actor Tommy Lee Jones Microbadge: Tommy Lee Jones fan
1958 - Bad Brains guitarist Dr. Know Microbadge: Bad Brains fan
???? - Mulligans

September 16
1745 - Field Marshall Mikhail Kutuzov Microbadge: Kutuzov fan
1838 - Railroad magnate James Jerome "J.J." Hill Microbadge: Railroad Tycoon fan
1898 - Author/illustrator H.A. Rey Microbadge: I ♥ Curious George
1925 - Singer/guitarist B.B. King Microbadge: B. B. King fan
1927 - Actor Peter Falk Microbadge: Just one more thing before I go...

September 17
1859 - Gunslinger Billy the Kid Microbadge: Gunslinger fan (maybe 11/23/1859)
1862 - Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg), 23,110 die in bloodiest day of American Civil War Microbadge: American Civil War buff
1923 - Country music pioneer Hank Williams Sr. Microbadge: Country fan
1928 - English actor Roddy McDowall Microbadge: "Beware the beast man for he is the devil's pawn."
1935 - American author Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion) Microbadge: Go Cuckoo fan!
1978 - First airing of Battlestar Galactica Microbadge: Battlestar Galactica fan

I'm sure this list is incomplete. Feel free to offer suggestions for this and upcoming weeks. If you want your birthday included just add it to this geeklist: RPG Geek Birthday List
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