Bay Area Bests
- The first annual TechCrunch Disrupt Conference begins in San Francisco. The conference hosts technology startups as they compete and launch their products in front of investors and media with the hopes of winning prize money and publicity.
- Stanford students launch Picaboo as an iOS-app and later change the name to Snapchat.
- The Bay Bridge Celebrates its 75th anniversary.
Bay Area in the News
- Moneyball staring Brad Pitt is released on the big screen. The film depicts the Oakland A’s through their historic 20-game win streak during the 2002 season.