Today in computer history: February 22

The 53th day of 2021. There are 312 days left in the year from this day.

Jacob Auch pictureFebruary 22, 1765
256 years ago

Jacob Auch was born, instrument, clock-maker, and author of Handbuch für Landuhrmacher. Died March 20, 1842 (Age: 77).

Heinrich Hertz pictureFebruary 22, 1857
164 years ago

Heinrich Hertz was born, a German physicist who proved the existence of electromagnetic waves. Died January 1, 1894 (Age: 36).

Edmund Berkeley pictureFebruary 22, 1909
112 years ago

Edmund Berkeley was born, the co-founder of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). Died March 7, 1988 (Age: 79).

Thomas Kurtz pictureFebruary 22, 1928
93 years ago

Thomas Kurtz was born, the co-developer of the BASIC computer programming language.

DomainFebruary 22, 1996
25 years ago

The domain myspace.com goes online.

SpaceFebruary 22, 1997
24 years ago

The world learns of Dolly, the first successfully cloned mammal.

AMDFebruary 22, 1999
22 years ago

AMD released its K6-III processors.

LinuxFebruary 22, 2000
21 years ago

Red Hat released the first version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

CompanyFebruary 22, 2001
20 years ago

Efficient Networks was acquired by Siemens.

AndroidFebruary 22, 2011
10 years ago

Android version 3.0 (Honeycomb) was released.

ACM, AMD, Android, BASIC, Computer, Computing, Developer, Domain, Efficient Networks, Founder, Linux, MySpace, Network, Processor, Programming, Programming language, Red Hat, Siemens, Wave

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