Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is 59 today. Here are some highlights from his 59 years:

April 1, 1976: Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple (Happy April Fool’s Day!)
1976: Apple releases the Apple I, designed and built by Wozniak
1977: Apple releases the Apple II
1980: Apple goes public
1981: Wozniak is involved in an aircraft accident (he was the pilot), after which he developed amnesia
1982-1986: Woz leaves his day-to-day duties at Apple and attends UC Berkeley
1985: Receives a National Medal of Technology from then president Ronald Reagan
1985: Woz founds CL 9, a universal remote control company
1987: Woz officially ends his employment at Apple, though still receives a paycheck
1987: The first official universal remote is developed and released through CL 9
1989: Receives an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder
2000: Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame
2001: Wozniak founds Wheels of Zeus a company that designed wireless hardware for location devices
2005: Awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from Kettering University
2006: Wrote his autobiography iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It
2007: Appeared on Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, with then-girlfriend Kathy Griffin
2009: Became a contestant on the TV show Dancing With The Stars

Read why Steve and Steve priced the Apple I at $666.66.

Watch Steve Wozniak present the Apple Historical Museum here.

Watch Steve compete on Dancing With the Stars!

Visit Steve Wozniak’s website.

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