Today in computer history: June 8

The 159th day of 2023. There are 206 days left in the year from this day.

John Diebold pictureJune 8, 1926
97 years ago

John Diebold was born, a consultant and writer who championed the widespread use of computing and automated technology. Died December 26, 2005 (Age: 79).

Robert Floyd pictureJune 8, 1936
87 years ago

Robert Floyd was born, a computer scientist who designed the Floyd-Warshall algorithm. Died September 25, 2001 (Age: 65).

Dave Raggett pictureJune 8, 1955
68 years ago

Dave Raggett was born, Computer specialist who has played a major role in implementing the World Wide Web since 1992, developing HTTP, XHTML, and HTML.

Tim Berners-Lee pictureJune 8, 1955
68 years ago

Tim Berners-Lee was born, the father of the World Wide Web (WWW).

IntelJune 8, 1978
45 years ago

Intel introduced the 8086.

CodeJune 8, 1995
28 years ago

The server-side interpreted scripting language, PHP was publicly released by Rasmus Lerdorf.

CompanyJune 8, 1998
25 years ago

ICQ was purchased by AOL for $287 million.

HardwareJune 8, 1998
25 years ago

SETI@Home was introduced.

ComputerJune 8, 2005
18 years ago

Unity engine was released.

AppleJune 8, 2009
14 years ago

Apple introduced macOSX 10.6, code-named Snow Leopard.

CompanyJune 8, 2010
13 years ago

PMC-Sierra, Inc. completed the acquisition of Adaptec, inc. storage division and became Adaptec by PMC.

AppleJune 8, 2015
8 years ago

Apple introduced macOSX 10.11, code-named El Captain.

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