Bill Gates Timeline

Events

Born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington

October 28, 1955

1967 Goes to Lakeside School. He meets friend Paul Allen.

1967

1973 Enrolls at Harvard University

1973

1975 Drops out of school. Paul & Bill start Microsoft

1975

1980 Microsoft signs important deal with IBM

1980

1988 Paul Allen leaves Microsoft

1988

1994 Bill Marries Melinda French, a Microsoft employee, on the island of Hawaii.

1994

2000 Bill starts the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2000

2007 Gets an honorary degree from Harvard

2007