Today in Microsoft History
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Events 1 - 24 of 24
1975-04-04 - Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
1981-06-25 - Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
1985-11-20 - Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
1986-03-13 - Microsoft has its Initial public offering.
1988-06-17 - Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0
1988-10-28 - Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library
1990-05-22 - Microsoft releases Windows 3.0
1991-06-11 - Microsoft releases MS DOS 5.0
1992-04-06 - Microsoft announced Windows 3.1, upgrading Windows 3.0
1992-04-14 - Court throws out Apple's lawsuit against Microsoft
1996-07-15 - MSNBC begins Microsoft internet-NBC TV
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates 1996-08-13 - Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 3.0
1997-04-08 - Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0
1997-08-06 - Microsoft announces it will invest $150 million in Apple Computer Inc
1997-09-30 - Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0
1997-10-20 - US accuses Microsoft of violating pact forcing IE browser on computers
1997-10-22 - Compaq testifies Microsoft threaten to break Windows 95 agreement if they showcased a Netscape icon
1997-10-27 - Microsoft argues it should be "free from government interference"
1997-12-11 - Fed judge orders Microsoft not to bundle IE4 in Windows
1997-12-31 - Microsoft buys Hotmail E-mail service
1998-05-18 - United States v. Microsoft: The United States Department of Justice and 20 U.S. states file an antitrust case against Microsoft.
1999-03-26 - The "Melissa worm" infects Microsoft word processing and e-mail systems around the world.
2000-01-13 - Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position
2008-06-27 - Bill Gates steps down as Chairman of Microsoft Corporation to work full time for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3
1953-01-21 - Paul Allen, American entrepreneur, co-founder of Microsoft
1955-10-28 - Bill Gates [William Henry], Seattle Wash, billionaire founder/CEO (Microsoft)
1957-11-16 - Frank Milton "Pete" Higgins II, VP (Microsoft Desktop)
Weddings 1 - 1 of 1
1994-01-01 - Microsoft CEO Bill Gates (38) marries Melinda French (29)