September 04

This Day in History

1998

Google Is Founded

On this day in 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded what would become the most widely used web-based search engine in the world, Google Inc., in a friend's garage in Menlo Park, California. … (more...)

476

Western Roman Empire Falls

On this day in the year 476, the mighty Western Roman Empire fell. According to ancient legend, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus in the 8th century BCE. According to history proper, the rule of … (more...)