The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

21 July 2004

They're younger than that now

The history of the Japanese game manufacturer Nintendo goes all the way back to the 80s.

That would be the 1880s.

I knew this — read it somewhere back around 1990 — but I had no idea about Google's origins in the early 1960s.

(Via the ageless Dean Esmay.)

Posted at 8:42 AM to Bogus History


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And before someone asks: ZIP Code was put into effect on 1 July 1963.

Posted by: CGHill at 8:59 AM on 21 July 2004