Monday, January 30, 2012

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: January 30

Happy birthday to Doug Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart

January 30, 1925

Douglas Engelbart is Born

Doug Engelbart, best known for inventing the mouse, is born. Engelbart publically demonstrated the mouse at a computer conference in 1968, where he also showed off work his group had done in hypermedia and on-screen video teleconferencing. The founder of the Bootstrap Institute, Engelbart has 20 patents to his name.

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: January 30

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