Today in Tech History – Nov. 23, 2014

20140404-073853.jpgIn 1889 – A “nickel-in-the-slot player” was installed at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco, the first jukebox. Up to four people could put in a coin, put on earphones and listen to a record playing on an Edison Class M phonograph.

In 1963 – At 5:16 PM the BBC premiered its new family science fiction show, Doctor Who, with its first episode, “An Unearthly Child.”

In 2004 – Blizzard launched World of Warcraft, destined to become the largest MMORPG ever made.


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