This day in computer history

May 1 - The 121th day of 2015. There are 244 days left in the year.

Bashir Rameyev pictureMay 1, 1918
97 years ago

Bashir Rameyev is born.

Evelyn Granville pictureMay 1, 1924
91 years ago

Evelyn Granville is born.

ComputerMay 1, 1964
51 years ago

John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz at Dartmouth College introduce the original BASIC programming language.

ComputerMay 1, 1978
37 years ago

The first spam e-mail was sent by Gary Thuerk, an employee at Digital who was advertising the new DECSYSTEM on ARPAnet.

VirusMay 1, 2002
13 years ago

David Smith aka Kwyjibo is convicted for the Melissa Virus.

Related pages: Advertising, AKA, ARPANET, BASIC, Digital, E-mail, Melissa virus, Programming, Spam, Virus, Who


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