Today in computer history: February 13th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on February 13th of every year during the evolution of computers. February 13th is the 44th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 322 days left in the year from this day.

William Shockley pictureFebruary 13, 1910
114 years ago

William Shockley was born, a physicist and co-inventor of the transistor. Died August 12, 1989 (Age: 79).

Robert Barton pictureFebruary 13, 1925
99 years ago

Robert Barton was born, Known as the chief architect of the Burroughs B5000 and B1700, and the co-inventor of dataflow. Died January 28, 2009 (Age: 83).

Mark Pincus pictureFebruary 13, 1966
58 years ago

Mark Pincus was born, an Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Zynga, which makes online social games.

GoogleFebruary 13, 2001
23 years ago

Google acquires its first public acquisition:'s Usenet Service, which later becomes Google groups.

Entrepreneur, Founder, Game, Google, Internet, Inventor, Transistor, Usenet, Zynga

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