Today in computer history: February 27

The 58th day of 2021. There are 307 days left in the year from this day.

February 27, 1912
109 years ago

Helmut Hoelzer war born.

Grady Booch pictureFebruary 27, 1955
66 years ago

Grady Booch was born, an American software engineer known for developing UML (Unified Modeling Language).

Jonathan Ive pictureFebruary 27, 1967
54 years ago

Jonathan Ive was born, an English designer and the former senior vice president of industrial design at Apple Inc.

AppleFebruary 27, 1998
23 years ago

Apple Newton OS and the Newton platform officially ended.

CompanyFebruary 27, 2001
20 years ago

Phoenix announces it would acquire Integrity Sciences.

ComputerFebruary 27, 2001
20 years ago

UsRobotics introduces the V.92 modem standard.

MicrosoftFebruary 27, 2008
13 years ago

Microsoft released Windows Server 2008.

MicrosoftFebruary 27, 2008
13 years ago

Microsoft release the WorldWide Telescope (WWT) program.

SonyFebruary 27, 2011
10 years ago

Gaikai launched, the service would later become known as PlayStation Now.

Apple, Apple Newton, Gaikai, Integrity, Integrity Sciences, Microsoft, Modem, OS, Platform, PlayStation, PlayStation Now, Program, Science, Server, Software, Software engineer, V.92, Windows, Windows Server 2008

« Previous day - Computer History - Next day »

Get daily news events delivered to your e-mail