This Day in History: March 22
March 22, 1993
Intel Begins Shipping "Pentium" Chip
Intel announces it is shipping its Pentium microprocessor. Engineers Federico Faggin, Ted Hoff, Stan Mazor, and Masatoshi Shima, an engineer from the Japanese firm of Busicom, invented the world's first commercial microprocessor at Intel in 1971 -- the Intel 4004.