To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I am 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…

December 17th – On this day in 1989, the first episode of The Simpsons airs. ‘Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire’ is directed by David Silverman and is written by Mimi Pond.

More tomorrow…