Today in computer history: January 14

The 14th day of 2021. There are 351 days left in the year from this day.

Semen Korsakov pictureJanuary 14, 1787
234 years ago

Semen Korsakov was born, a Russian government official, homeopath, and inventor known for his early involvement in information technology. Died December 1, 1853 (Age: 66).

Thomas Watson, Jr. pictureJanuary 14, 1914
107 years ago

Thomas Watson, Jr. was born, Jr. an American businessman, political figure, and philanthropist and 2nd president of IBM. Died December 31, 1993 (Age: 79).

Nathan Rochester pictureJanuary 14, 1919
102 years ago

Nathan Rochester was born, a designer of the IBM 701, programmer of the first assembler, and helped create the artificial intelligence field. Died June 8, 2001 (Age: 82).

BankruptJanuary 14, 2009
12 years ago

Nortel Networks Inc. and fourteen of its subsidiaries filed for bankruptcy.

CompanyJanuary 14, 2016
5 years ago

Nokia takes control of Alcatel to form the company Alcatel-Lucent.

MicrosoftJanuary 14, 2020
1 years ago

Microsoft Windows 7 reached EOL (end-of-life).

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