To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

March 20th – On this day in 2017, Sesame Street announces it is to add its first autistic character to the show. Julia will be introduced as a child who “does things just a little differently” and her autism will be addressed accordingly.

More tomorrow…