Today in computer history: November 22th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on November 22th of every year during the evolution of computers. November 22th is the 327th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 39 days left in the year from this day.

Jeffrey Ullman pictureNovember 22, 1942
82 years ago

Jeffrey Ullman was born, a computer scientist, author, and professor at Stanford University.

TVNovember 22, 1953
71 years ago

The Colgate Comedy Hour on N.B.C. becomes the first TV show to broadcast in color.

Rasmus Lerdorf pictureNovember 22, 1968
56 years ago

Rasmus Lerdorf was born, a Danish programmer with Canadian citizenship best known as the creator of the PHP scripting language.

Shawn Fanning pictureNovember 22, 1980
44 years ago

Shawn Fanning was born, a computer programmer and co-founder of Napster.

HackerNovember 22, 1987
37 years ago

A Chicago PBS affiliate WTTW-11 TV broadcast gets hacked by a person wearing a Max Headroom mask.

ComputerNovember 22, 1995
29 years ago

GIMP was first released.

MicrosoftNovember 22, 1995
29 years ago

Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 2.0 and officially starts the browser war between Netscape.

MovieNovember 22, 1995
29 years ago

Toy Story was released, becoming the first movie that was completely computer generated.

MicrosoftNovember 22, 2005
19 years ago

Microsoft releases the Xbox 360, the second generation of their popular game console.

MicrosoftNovember 22, 2013
11 years ago

Microsoft released the Xbox One.

MicrosoftNovember 22, 2016
8 years ago

Grace Hopper (Posthumously), Bill Gates, and Margaret Hamilton receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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