Today in AOL History

Historical Events

  • 1998-02-10 AOL raises monthly flat rate internet access from $19.95 to $21.95
  • 2003-07-15 AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape Communications Corporation. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.
  • 2007-09-17 AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York, New York.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1939-09-15 Jim Kimsey, co-founder of AOL, born in Washington D.C. (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • 2016-03-01 Jim Kimsey, American co-founder of AOL, dies at 76