To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I have been presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

We’re now into the final few days of facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

January 28th – On this day in 1996, Superman co-creator Jerome ‘Jerry’ Siegel passes away. Working alongside collaborator, Joe Shuster, Siegel created arguably the most influential and inspiring super hero of all-time.

More tomorrow…