This day in geek history: August 5


Neil Armstrong's birthday! As the first human being to walk on another planetary body (our moon), I want to recognize the person who made so many science fiction fantasies a reality.


After I'd already posted today's This Day in Geek History, I decided to look up a few more things, and of course came across this very important event that has today as its anniversary:


Magic: The Gathering released! Still widely popular, this was the first trading card game ever published. It was created by Richard Garfield and published by Wizards of the Coast.