Today in computer history: June 11th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on June 11th of every year during the evolution of computers. June 11th is the 163th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 203 days left in the year from this day.

Nicholas Metropolis pictureJune 11, 1915
109 years ago

Nicholas Metropolis was born, a Greek American physicist and one of the scientists during the Manhattan Project. Died October 17, 1999 (Age: 84).

MicrosoftJune 11, 1980
44 years ago

Steve Ballmer joins Microsoft and became Microsoft's 30th employee.

GameJune 11, 2001
23 years ago

The game Anarchy Online from Funcom goes gold.

GoogleJune 11, 2001
23 years ago

Google introduced Google Earth.

CompanyJune 11, 2005
19 years ago

FingerWorks declared that it had gone out of business.

GoogleJune 11, 2013
11 years ago

Google announced it would purchase Waze, a popular social map application for $1.1 billion.

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