This day in computer history

May 1 - The 121th day of 2014. There are 244 days left in the year.

Bashir Rameyev pictureMay 1, 1918
96 years ago

Bashir Rameyev is born.

ComputerMay 1, 1964
50 years ago

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

ComputerMay 1, 1978
36 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
12 years ago

David Smith aka Kwyjibo is convicted for the Melissa Virus.

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