Today in computer history: June 26th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on June 26th of every year during the evolution of computers. June 26th is the 178th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 188 days left in the year from this day.

Frederic Williams pictureJune 26, 1911
113 years ago

Frederic Williams was born, a British engineer well known for his contributions to the development of Radar. Died August 11, 1977 (Age: 66).

Maurice Wilkes pictureJune 26, 1913
111 years ago

Maurice Wilkes was born, a British computer scientist credited with several important developments in computing specifically microcomputing. Died November 29, 2010 (Age: 97).

Robert Everett pictureJune 26, 1921
103 years ago

Robert Everett was born, Computer scientist who helped develop one of the first real time electronic computers, named the MIT Whirlwind Project in 1945. Died August 15, 2018 (Age: 97).

Patrick Norton pictureJune 26, 1970
54 years ago

Patrick Norton was born, the former managing editor and co-host of The Screen Savers.

Janus Friis pictureJune 26, 1976
48 years ago

Janus Friis was born, a Danish entrepreneur and co-founder of Skype and KaZaA.

Anand Shimpi pictureJune 26, 1982
42 years ago

Anand Shimpi was born, an American businessman and founder of AnandTech website.

GameJune 26, 2000
24 years ago

The game Deus Ex was released.

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