Timeline of Steve Jobs. He was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor. Best known for founding Apple Inc.
30 November 1973
In december 1973, Steve Jobs attend but later drops out of Reed College. He starts to travel through India until 1974. During his time in India, Steve Jobs becomes more interested in Buddhism.
10 January 1975
Apple 1 Computer
After coming back from Traveling through India. Steve Jobs starts working on Apple I Computer together with Steve Woz. Steve Wozniak attended the first meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club in Gordon French's garage on March 5, 1975. He was so moved that he began work on what would become the Apple I computer right away. After creating one for himself and demonstrating it to the club, he and Steve Jobs distributed schematics (technical designs) for the computer to interested club members, as well as assisting some of them in building and testing prototypes. Then Steve Jobs proposed that they develop and sell a single etched and silkscreened circuit board just the bare board, no electronic components that customers could use to make computers. Wozniak predicted that laying out the board design would cost $1,000, with production costing a further $20 per board. The start of selling their first computer was set into motion.
31 March 1976
Founding Apple Inc.
On the 1st of April in 1976 Apple Inc. was incorporated by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ron Wayne.
30 June 1976
Apple I went on sale
The Apple I went on sale in July 1976 for $666.66 because Wozniak "loved repeating numbers" and because the wholesale price of $500 increased by a third. The first units produced were used in high school math classes and donated to Liza Loop's Public Access Computer Center. About 200 were produced and all but 25 were sold within 9 or 10 months.
31 December 1983
Macintosh is launched at Apple's annual shareholder meeting.
11 July 1985
Steve leaves Apple
Job's left Apple and started a new computer firm NeXT.
11 December 1986
Steve Jobs buys Pixar Animation Studios.
17 March 1991
Steve Jobs marries Laurene Powel.
18 January 1993
Toy Story work is haulted and becomes NeXT Software Inc.
19 December 1996
Apple buys NeXT $400M
On 20 december 1996 Apple Inc announces the acquisition of NeXT
5 January 2000
Steve Jobs is back as CEO at Apple Inc.
22 October 2001
First iPod is introduced and Apple opens retail stores.
16 May 2005
Steve Jobs gives commencement speech at Stanford University. In the same year Steve Jobs unveils iWork, the Mac mini, iPod shuffle and Mac OS X 10.4.
28 June 2007
Introduction iPhone, Apple TV and iPod Touch. Apple Computers becomes Apple Inc.
13 January 2009
Jobs takes medical leave for six months and has surgery for liver transplant.
26 January 2010
Jobs introduces iPad, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G and new Macbook Air.
23 August 2011
Steve Jobs Resigns
Steve Jobs resigned his position as CEO of Apple.
4 October 2011
Stay Hungry Stay Foolish
On 5th of October 2011 Steve Jobs passes away.