Today in computer history: June 27th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on June 27th of every year during the evolution of computers. June 27th is the 179th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 187 days left in the year from this day.

Paul Galvin pictureJune 27, 1895
129 years ago

Paul Galvin was born, one of the two founders of the telecommunications company Motorola. Died November 5, 1959 (Age: 64).

Louis Ridenour pictureJune 27, 1911
113 years ago

Louis Ridenour was born, an American physicist instrumental in U.S. development of radar. Died May 21, 1959 (Age: 47).

Henry Perot pictureJune 27, 1930
94 years ago

Henry Perot was born, the founder of EDS and Perot Systems. Died July 9, 2019 (Age: 89).

PowerJune 27, 1954
70 years ago

The USSR's Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant opens and becomes the first Nuclear power plant to generate electricity.

CompanyJune 27, 1972
52 years ago

Syzygy Engineering was renamed to Atari.

Amber MacArthur pictureJune 27, 1976
48 years ago

Amber MacArthur was born, a Canadian television and netcasting personality well known for the Call for Help series.

IntelJune 27, 2000
24 years ago

Indeo was acquired from Intel by Ligos Technology.

Atari, Call for Help, Electricity, Engineering, Founder, Indeo, Intel, Ligos, Motorola, Telecommunications, Television, Two

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