On this day in History, Steve Jobs died at the age of 56

Steve Jobs - Mini Biography
Steve Jobs - Mini Biography

On October 5th in 2011, Apple co-founder and visionary, Steve Jobs died of complications from pancreatic cancer. Jobs lead at Apple until August 24th in 2011. Six weeks later he passed at the age of 56. He left behind his wife, four kids, and an estimated net worth of $7 billion. Steve Jobs was praised for his technologic vision and had an impressive resume of work at companies such as Atari, NeXtT, and Pixar Animation Studios.

Other Events on October 5th in History:
: Enzo Ferrari made his race car driving debut in Parma, Italy.
1947: Harry Truman made the first-ever televised presidential speech.
1953: The New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers to win their fifth World Series title in a row.
1989: The Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolence campaign against Chinese domination of Tibet.
2013: The Olympic Torch was lit in Athens and started it's journey in anticipation of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

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