May 27, 2003: WordPress CMS Released
2003 – Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little created a Fork of B2/cafelog. From there, WordPress was born. Since its release, WordPress has taken over Content Management Systems (CMS) with its ease of use and plethora of programmers that have made plugins, themes and other tweaks to the system since. The current version is 3.5.1 which has been downloaded over 18 million times.
Other Events in the Day in Technology History
- Wang introduces: Wang Personal computer
- Batman Debuts in Detective comics #27
- Google gives away 4,000 Android phones at Google I/O
- Digital currency Liberty Reserve is shut down