Today in computer history: June 21
The 172th day of 2021. There are 193 days left in the year from this day.
73 years ago
The world's first stored-program computer, the SSEM (Small Scale Experimental Machine), nicknamed the 'Manchester Baby' is built by Tom Kilburn.
66 years ago
Tim Bray was born, a Canadian software developer who helped create XML.
54 years ago
Pierre Omidyar was born, a French-born entrepreneur, founder, and chairman of the eBay auction site.
38 years ago
Edward Snowden was born, an American computer professional who leaked classified information from NSA to mainstream media.
33 years ago
IBM introduces the AS/400 computers.
19 years ago
WorldCom the number 2 long-distance telephone and data service company filed for bankruptcy.
10 years ago
Final Cut Pro was released by Macromedia.
3 years ago
The University of Michigan announced the creation of the world's smallest computer, an ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller measuring 0.3 mm on each side.
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