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…

August 11th – On this day in 1991, animated show, Rugrats makes its debut on Nickelodeon. The cartoon, from Klasky Csupo Productions, becomes a hit with audiences and kick-starts a run of episodes that lasts until 2004.

More tomorrow…