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 12th – On this day in 1980, the Star Wars novel, Han Solo and the Lost Legacy is published by Del Rey. The novel is the third and final book in The Han Solo Adventures trilogy, after Han Solo at Stars’ End and Han Solo’s Revenge. The book is written by Brian Daley.

More tomorrow…