Today in computer history: June 5

The 156th day of 2023. There are 209 days left in the year from this day.

Peter Landin pictureJune 5, 1930
93 years ago

Peter Landin was born, a British computer scientist who was first to realize that the lambda calculus could be used in programming. Died June 3, 2009 (Age: 78).

Bailey Diffie pictureJune 5, 1944
79 years ago

Bailey Diffie was born, an American cryptographer and pioneer of public-key cryptography.

Bob Rosenschein pictureJune 5, 1953
70 years ago

Bob Rosenschein was born, an American-Israeli Internet entrepreneur and founder of Answers.com.

MicrosoftJune 5, 1996
27 years ago

Microsoft releases DirectX 3.0 (4.04.00.0068).

InternetJune 5, 2001
22 years ago

Nevada became the first U.S. state to vote to legalize online gambling.

AppleJune 5, 2017
6 years ago

Apple introduced macOS X 10.13, code-named High Sierra.

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