Geek Facts for July 11th – iPhone 3G and Skylab

In 2008, Apple’s iPhone 3G went on sale.

Apple sold more than 1 million devices in its first three days, a feat that, according to Steve Jobs, took the original iPhone 74 days to accomplish.

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In 1979, Skylab entered the atmosphere over Australia and disintegrated.

Skylab was launched into Earth orbit by a Saturn V rocket on May 14, 1973.

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