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Larry Elison

4/19/44 Birth

4/19/44 - 4/20/44

Larry Ellison was born in the lower east side of the Manhattan borough of New York

Attends University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

1/1/62 - 1/1/64

Drops out of college to mourn the loss of his mother

Spends Summer in NorCal

7/1/64 - 10/1/64

Spends a summer in Northern California and finds inspiration for technology in what was at the time the computer capital of the world.

Moves to Northern California to take up Computer Design

1/1/65 - 2/1/65

Works for Ampex

1/1/70 - 1/1/78

Begins Oracle Database Project

1/1/75 - 1/1/76

Oracle Industries

Ellison Founds "Software Development Lab"

1/1/77 - 1/1/79

Company Renamed to Relational Software Inc.

1/1/79 - 1/1/80

Renamed Oracle After Ellison's Well Known Product

1/1/80 - 1/1/81

IBM Refuses Software Compatibility, Damaging Market Value

1/1/80 - 1/1/81

Forced to Lay off 10% of its Employees

1/1/90 - 1/1/91

Losses Class Action Lawsuit for Overstating Yearly Earnings

1/1/91 - 1/1/92

Almost Hits Bankruptcy

1/1/91 - 1/1/92