On This Day

January 13, 2000 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position

Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist Bill Gates
Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist
Bill Gates

Deaths in History

  • Alfred Nzo, South African General Secretary of the ANC (1969-91), dies at 75