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Dates to Remember:

  • January 2 – Isaac Asimov's birthday (father of science fiction)
  • January 3 – J.R.R. Tolkien's birthday
  • January 17 – Benjamin Franklin's birthday (also Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

  • February 8 – Clean Out Your Computer Day
  • February 12 – Darwin Day Darwin Awards

  • March 8 – Ralph Baer's birthday (invented consumer video game consoles)
  • March 9 – Anniversary of important science discover: Liquid water on Saturn's largest moon, Enceladus (2008)
  • March 11 – Douglas Adams birthday (1952)
  • March 14 – Pi-einstein Day

  • April 4 – Anniversary of Pac-Man (1980 debut)
  • April 26 - Alien Day
  • April 30 – World Wide Web Internet Creation Anniversary (1993)

  • May 4 – Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you)
  • May 8 – Mother's Day
  • May 14 – George Lucas's birthday
  • May 22 – Anniversary of the Ethernet creation (1973)
  • May 25 – Geek Pride Day & Towel Day

  • June 16 – Captain Picard Day
  • June 19 – Father's Day
  • June 28. – Felicia Day's birthday

  • July 5 – Anniversary of Newton's Principia publication (1687)
  • July 13 – Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • July 27 – Gary Gygax Day (Creator of Dungeons and Dragons)
  • July 29 – Wil Wheaton's Birthday & System Administrator Appreciation Day
 

  • August 19 – Gene Roddenberry's Birthday (1921)
  • August 22 – Ray Bradbury's birthday
  • August 24 – Pluto officially demoted from planet status
  • August 26 – Antoine Lavoisier's birthday (1743) (father of chemistry)

  • September 7 – Anniversary of Google's creation (1998)
  • September 8 – Anniversary of Star Trek (1966)
  • September 19 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • September 22 – Hobbit Day (Bilbo and Frodo Baggins shared birthday)

  • October 3 – Techies Day & Virus Appreciation Day
  • October 8 – World Zombie Day
  • October 11 (2nd tuesday of October) – Ada Lovelace Day (celebrate women in tech and science) Ada Lovelace
  • October 12 – Anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy publication (1979)

  • November 7 – Marie Curie's birthday (1867)
  • November 19 – Anniversary of World of Warcraft (2004 First Release)

  • December 5 -- Pretend You're a Ninja Day
  • December 28 – Linus Torvald's birthday (1969) (creator of the Linux Kernel)

Mark Your Calendar (The Future is Coming):

  • July 22, 2016 - Star Trek Beyond release date
  • May 26, 2017 - Star Wars Episode VIII release date
  • May 24, 2019 - Star Wars Episode IX release date
  • April 5, 2063 - Star Trek: First Contact: Following the invention of the warp drive, Humans make first contact with an alien race, the Vulcans.
  • March 22, 2233 - James T Kirk is born in Riverside, Iowa, Earth. (Star Trek)
  • October 12, 802701 - Wells arrives in the future to explore the new world and battle Morlocks. (The Time Machine, 1966 film)
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