Apple II Day
Apple II Day is observed next on Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 (95 days from today).
Boasting the memory equivalent of a tiny modern image file, the Apple II was released to a huge hit on this day in 1977.
At $1,298 a day (about $5,000 in today's dollars), the personal computer with only 4 KB of random access memory - was an expensive but still affordable option for consumers want it in their home. Beginner programmers can learn trading tricks thanks to a simple programming module on the system.
Computer sales then increased with the addition of floppy drives. This allows consumers to transport information to and from computers to analog models.
Personal computers became ubiquitous in schools and businesses in the 1980s, and almost completely penetrated the consumer markets in North America and Europe by the late 1990s.
In addition, the widespread popularity of the Internet in the mid-1990s made computers almost a must-have for most workers and students.
ObservedApple II Day has been observed annually on June 5th.
Sunday, June 5th, 2022
Monday, June 5th, 2023
Wednesday, June 5th, 2024
Thursday, June 5th, 2025
Friday, June 5th, 2026