This day in computer history
May 5, 1785
228 years ago
Charles Thomas is born (d. 1870), the designer of the Arithmometer, the first successful mechanical calculator.
May 5, 1894
119 years ago
August Dvorak is born (d. 1975), an educational psychologist best known for creating the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard.
May 5, 1959
54 years ago
Peter Molyneux is born, an English video game designer and game programmer.
May 5, 1969
44 years ago
Adrian Carmack is born, one of the founders of iD Software.
May 5, 1999
14 years ago
Microsoft Windows 98 SE is released.
May 5, 2003
10 years ago
Internet site LinkedIn launches.
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