Yahoo in History

Historical Events

  • 2016-07-25 Verizon announces $4.83 billion purchase of Yahoo

Famous Birthdays

  • 1968-11-06 Jerry Yang, Taiwanese-born American entrepreneur (co-founder of Yahoo!, Inc.), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1975-05-30 Marissa Mayer, American technology executive (CEO of Yahoo, designed Google home page), born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • 1981-02-20 Adrián Lamo, American threat analyst and hacker (NYT, Yahoo!, Microsoft) who reported Chelsea Manning to the FBI, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • 2018-03-14 Adrián Lamo, American threat analyst and hacker (NYT, Yahoo!, Microsoft) who reported Chelsea Manning to the FBI, dies at 37