On This Day

June 27, 2008 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Gates steps down as Chairman of Microsoft Corporation to work full time for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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

Deaths in History

  • Michael Turner, American comic book artist (b. 1971)
  • Sam Manekshaw, Indian Field Marshal (b. 1914)
2008 in History