Apple April 1 Anniversary: History of Apple (est. April 1 1976)

Gina Smith
Written by Gina Smith

Here’s a shot of the Apple I. Apple inventor and co-founder Steve Wozniak invented this DIY computing kit circa 1975. Soon after, Wozniak, his boyhood friend, the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and investor Ronald Wayne officially incorporated as Apple Computer Corp. on April 1, 1976 — thirty-seven years ago.

Update April 1, 2013 via For Apple April 1, 1976 was a milestone.

It’s the date the late Steve Jobs, inventor Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne incorporated Apple Computer. April 1 is Apple’s birthday.

Here’s a shot of the Apple I. Steve Wozniak invented this DIY computing kit. We used this photo in our book, iWOZ.

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Gina Smith

Gina Smith

Based in San Francisco, Gina Smith is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist online, in print, radio and national TV. A former tech correspondent for ABC News, Gina founded aNewDomain with John C. Dvorak and Dr. Jerry Pournelle. Email Gina at and follow her @ginasmith888 and on Google+ through her page at +Gina Smith.