April 30, 1993

April 30, 1993 is an important date for the Web because on that day, CERN announced that anyone may use WWW technology freely.

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First All Computer Chess Championship

The first all-computer chess championship was held in New York in 1970, and was won by CHESS 3.0 - a program written by Slate, Atkin and Gorlen at Northwestern University, Illinois.

First computer game in space

Starcraft is the first computer game to be played in space. It was sent on shuttle mission STS-96 back in 1999 by Daniel T. Barry, a mission specialist.

First Copyrighted Video Game

On June 17,1980 Atari's 'Asteroids' and 'Lunar Lander' were the first two video games to ever be registered in the Copy right office.

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