Intel in History

Historical Events

Historic Event

1968-07-18 The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, California

  • 1971-11-15 Intel advertises 4004-processor
  • 1980-09-30 Ethernet specifications published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation [1]
  • 1985-10-16 Intel introduces 32-bit 80386 microcomputer chip
  • 1989-04-10 Intel corp announces shipment of 80-486 chip
  • 1991-04-22 Intel releases 486SX chip
  • 1993-03-22 Intel introduces Pentium-processor (80586) 64 bits-60 MHz-100+ MIPS
  • 1993-05-17 Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled
  • 1994-10-30 Thomas Nicely reports bug in Intel's Pentium-processor on the Internet
  • 1996-06-10 Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip
  • 1997-10-27 Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment's semiconductor manufacturing operation for $700 million
  • 1998-01-26 Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip
  • 1998-02-12 Intel unveils its 1st graphics chip i740
  • 2005-06-27 AMD files broad antitrust complaints against Intel Corporation in U.S. Federal District Court, alleging abuse of monopoly powers and antitrust violations.
  • 2014-02-12 Intel entrepreneur and co-founder of the X-PRIZE Foundation, Peter Diamandis, claims that 50% of US jobs are under threat of being mechanized within 10 years

Famous Birthdays

  • 1927-12-12 Robert Noyce, American inventor (co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968), born in Burlington, Iowa (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • 1990-06-02 Robert Noyce, American inventor (co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968), dies at 62