Today in computer history: June 19th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on June 19th of every year during the evolution of computers. June 19th is the 171th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 195 days left in the year from this day.

Blaise Pascal pictureJune 19, 1623
401 years ago

Blaise Pascal was born, the mathematician, writer, child prodigy, and inventor of the Pascaline. Died August 19, 1662 (Age: 39).

Wallace Eckert pictureJune 19, 1902
122 years ago

Wallace Eckert was born, an early employee of IBM who recommended interconnecting punched card tabulating machines. Died August 24, 1971 (Age: 69).

Raymond Noorda pictureJune 19, 1954
70 years ago

Raymond Noorda was born, American computer businessman and CEO of Novell from the years 1982 to 1994. Died October 9, 2006 (Age: 52).

Dennis Crowley pictureJune 19, 1976
48 years ago

Dennis Crowley was born, an American Internet entrepreneur known for co-founding Foursquare and Dodgeball.

GameJune 19, 1999
25 years ago

Counter-Strike was developed as a modification to the Half-Life game and released as a mod.

AMDJune 19, 2000
24 years ago

AMD releases the Duron.

MicrosoftJune 19, 2000
24 years ago

Microsoft releases Windows ME.

MicrosoftJune 19, 2000
24 years ago

Microsoft announced it has bought Bungie Software Products Corporation.

AppleJune 19, 2009
15 years ago

Apple released the iPhone 3Gs (s for successor).

GameJune 19, 2009
15 years ago

Zynga launced its most successful game, Farmville.

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