All of this information is from: allaboutstevejobs.com
Born to: Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble
Adopted by: Paul and Clara Jobs
The Jobs family moves from San Francisco to Mountain View, a town in the Santa Clara county,famous under the name Silicon Valley.
13-year-old Steve Jobs calls Bill Hewlett to get a summer job at a HP factory.
Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak,who is 5 years older, through a friend. Wozniak and Steve both love electronics, Bob Dylan, and pranks.
Steve and Wozniak both build and illegally sell 'blue boxes' that let people to make phone calls for free
Steve Jobs spends a fall semester at Reed College, Oregon, and drops out. He stays at the school and attends the classes that interest him for a while, then moves to being a hippy.
Steve gets his first job at the video game maker Atari, then later makes a trip to India to 'seek enlightenment' with his friend from college, Dan Kottke.
Wozniak and Steve shows the prototype Apple I board at the to the Homebrew Computer Club
Apple Computer Inc. is incorporated by Steve, Wozniak and Ron Wayne
Steve and Wozniak start making Apple I computers in the Jobs garage, and sell them to computer hobbyists.
Steve Jobs and Wozniak show the Apple I at the Personal Computing Festival in Atlantic City
Former Intel executive turned business angel Mike Markkula invests in Apple and hires former colleague Mike Scott as CEO.
Wozniak is forced to leave HP to join Apple full time
Apple makes a big splash at the West Coast Computer Faire with a early Apple II
Apple starts work on the Apple III and Lisa, while Jef Raskin begins writing The Book of Macintosh
The Apple II becomes the first mass-market PC, with great sales throuought the US, and Apple becomes a symbol of the personal computing revolution
Steve's ex-girlfriend Chris-Ann Brennan gives birth to a daugher Lisa. Steve refuses to acknowledge he is the father
Sales of Apple II's skyrocket after early spreadsheet software Visicalc is put on the Apple II
Steve Jobs is sees the first working GUI at Xerox PARC
Jef Raskin’s Macintosh project is approved. Lisa turns into a GUI-computer, in part because of Steve Jobs' demands
Apple launches the Apple III, which proves a disastrous failure
Apple goes public, increasing Steve Jobs' net worth from dozens of millions of dollars to over $200 million
Jef Raskin is forced out of the Macintosh project as Steve Jobs takes over operations
Black Wednesday: 50 Apple employees fired by CEO Mike Scott with no notice. The board asks him to leave afterwards. Mike Markkula becomes iCEO
IBM launches the IBM PC, the biggest competiter to Apple at that time.
A picture of Steve Jobs ends up on the cover of Time, under the title 'Striking it Rich'. Steve trusts Time correspondent Michael Moritz to follow him on the Mac project for months, hoping to become Man of the Year.
The launch of the Lisa computer. The Lisa team later joins the Mac team under Steve Jobs
Time makes The Computer 'machine of the year' and publishes a so-so article on Steve Jobs, who becomes very angry and suspicious of journalists for the remainder of his life
PepsiCo CEO John Sculley becomes Apple's CEO after having been wooed by Steve Jobs for several months
Macintosh is launched with great fanfare at Apple’s yearly shareholder meeting
Steve Jobs has his 30th birthday in great fanfare, with Ella Fitzgerald as the singer for that night
Palace coup: Apple's board agrees with John Sculley and strips Steve of all executive duties
Alan Kay introduces the Pixar team to Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs resigns from Apple and starts NeXT with five other collegues from Apple. Apple announces it will sue NeXT
Jobs buys the computer division of George Lucas' ILM for $10 million dollars and names it Pixar