Category Archives: THING

Pride and Prejudice First Published

January 27, 1813

Pride and Prejudice, a novel by Jane Austen, is first published in 1813. The story follows the romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. To date, the book has sold some 20 million copies worldwide.  

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Atari’s Pong is Released

November 29,1972

Pong, one of the earliest arcade video games, is released by Atari. The first prototype has been installed at Andy Capp’s Tavern, consistently earning four times more revenue than other coin-operated machines, around US$35–40 per day. Patrons come to the bar, lining up around the corner … Continue reading

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