Today in computer history: February 22th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on February 22th of every year during the evolution of computers. February 22th is the 53th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 313 days left in the year from this day.

Jacob Auch pictureFebruary 22, 1765
259 years ago

Jacob Auch was born, instrument, clock-maker, and author of Handbuch für Landuhrmacher. Died March 20, 1842 (Age: 77).

Heinrich Hertz pictureFebruary 22, 1857
167 years ago

Heinrich Hertz was born, a German physicist who proved the existence of electromagnetic waves. Died January 1, 1894 (Age: 36).

Edmund Berkeley pictureFebruary 22, 1909
115 years ago

Edmund Berkeley was born, the co-founder of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). Died March 7, 1988 (Age: 79).

Thomas Kurtz pictureFebruary 22, 1928
96 years ago

Thomas Kurtz was born, the co-developer of the BASIC computer programming language.

DomainFebruary 22, 1996
28 years ago

The domain goes online.

SpaceFebruary 22, 1997
27 years ago

The world learns of Dolly, the first successfully cloned mammal.

AMDFebruary 22, 1999
25 years ago

AMD released its K6-III processors.

LinuxFebruary 22, 2000
24 years ago

Red Hat released the first version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

CompanyFebruary 22, 2001
23 years ago

Efficient Networks was acquired by Siemens.

AndroidFebruary 22, 2011
13 years ago

Android version 3.0 (Honeycomb) was released.

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