1964- John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz run the first BASIC program at 4 AM in Darthmouth. The duo used a General Electric 225 mainframe computer and ran a simple compiler program.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for May 1
AMD is founded
Tamagotchi is released in the US
Lenovo takes over IBM desktop and notebook divisions for $655 million in cash and $600 million in stock.
April 29: Google Files IPO (dayintechhistory.com)
Tamagotchi ♥ (withsummerlove.com)
NASA retires its last IBM Z9 mainframe (slashgear.com)
Twitter announces Osama Bin Laden's death hours before the official announcement by President Barack Obama