Bay Area Firsts
- Apple introduces the iMac G3, their first desktop computer.
- Stanford PhD students, Sergey Brin and Larry Page incorporate Google Inc. The company opens their first workspace in a fellow classmate’s garage in Menlo Park.
- Led by Palo Alto’s Stan Honey, Fremont-based Sportvision introduces the yellow first-down line in a NFL game for the first time on television.
- The Golden Gate Bridge is featured on a United States Postage Stamp for the first time in its 61-year history.
Bay Area in Music
- San Francisco’s Santana is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- San Francisco-based rock band Train releases their first album.