Bill Gates, 12, and Paul Allen, 14, make US$4,200 writing academic scheduling program for their school.
Bill Gates and Paul Allen write MITS BASIC for the Altair 8800 on a PDP-10 minicomputer.
Bill Gates says Microsoft will exist for all eternity.
Bill Gates is amazed by demonstrations of VisiCorp's VisiOn GUI at Comdex.
Microsoft fails in its bid to buy Lotus.
Microsoft Windows, first announced in 1983, is launched.
Microsoft Windows 3.0 launched.
For the first time, sales of Windows-based softward exceeds that of DOS and Macintosh combined.
24 August 1995
Windows 95 launched.
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