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Year Month Day Description
1928 The word "punk" enters early (modern) usage, primarily for describing juvenille delinquents.
1948 The term "cybernetics" is coined by Norbert Wiener.
1983 Sep MarcosDella Enters CalPoly.
1984 William Gibson's "Neuromancer" is published.
1984 "2600" begins publication.
1985 Sept 10 TheMoon is founded by KevinCriqui
1985 Oct 10 DeadKennedys concert at the VetsHall interrupted by police riot
1986 June GregJunell enters CalPoly
1986 June 21 Larry Harvey invites some friends to watch him burn a man-shaped wooden sculpture at the beach
1987 Scott Stanfield names our local USENET newsgroup slo.punks after the new sci-fi term cyberpunk
1987 Dec Coldest day on record in SLO - 12 degrees above zero
1988 Jan GregJunell and SteveCourtney move into TheMoon
1988 ~Aug BillEmmack moves into TheMoon
1988 Sep DaveGross enters CalPoly
1989 June RobertKaye enters CalPoly
1989 Sep ShawnJacques enters CalPoly, SteveMiller starts delivering Canadian Bacon and Pineapple pizzas to SimStar crew every friday night from the 'Real' BackstagePizza
1990 Apr 27 The last PolyRoyal
1990 June KevinWang enters CalPoly
1990 June 22 PolyCon VIII
1990 Aug 2 SanLuisObispo becomes the first place in the U.S. to ban smoking in bars
1990 Sept BillEmmack leaves TheMoon to attend UCSC
1991 May CalPoly fees for summer quarter are $334
1991 May 25 CaliforniaFestivalOfBeers, MoonReunion
1991 May 30 ACM takes a tour of NASA Ames
1991 May 30 Jello Biafra speaks at Chumash auditorium at CalPoly
1991 June 8 EarlRuby is married in Tiburon
1991 Sept 28 TeresaBaker & MikeKellner Wedding
1991 Fall [WWW]WorldWideWeb, [WWW]Linux emerge, begin rampage
1992 Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash" is published.
1992 "Dactal Nightmare" is the first VR game to appear in arcades
1992 Apr 2 SpaldingGrey live in SantaCruz
1992 May 3 HempRally in SanLuisObispo
1992 May 5 AOL begins to infiltrate, destroy Usenet
1992 Jun BillEmmack graduates from UCSC; BA, Philosophy -- moves into HOL with SteveCourtney & AlanD'Souza
1992 Aug BurningMan1992, AlanD'Souza and BillWarmerdam attending
1992 Aug 14 TrevorBechtel and KarenKvarda get hitched
1992 Sep 19 MichaelKelleher and AnnaCooper tie the knot
1992 Sep Kristin, Marc, Rachel, Bryan, Mike enter Cal Poly
1993 Jan 26 WiReD Magazine #1
1993 Apr 17 50th Anniversary of BicycleDay
1993 Jul 04 GwenVass and FredEcks get married in Reno.
1993 Jun ShawnJacques goes to San Jose for Co-op with Rolm for 6 months.
1993 Aug BurningMan1993, MichelleGamboa, DaveGross, GregJunell, BillEmmack, SteveCourtney, et al. attending
1993 Nov The OrgyPunks begin to take over
1993 Dec Beginning of the GreatScabiesEpidemic
1994 Apr 12 The era of Spam begins; the era of Usenet begins its long descent into madness
1994 May The NAMBLAflyerIncident, the LordBuckleyFestival
1994 Jul Launch of Sputnik, first artificial satellite in EarthOrbit
1994 Aug The GreatFireOf1994
1994 Sep BurningMan1994, a ship of fools aboard TheBus attending
1994 Oct The TimeMoorlockJumpedOffTheTrain
1995 July 17 Nasdaq closes over 1000 for the first time
1995 Aug MattHeck and WillOrton move down from Santa Cruz to enter Cal Poly
1995 Sep BurningMan1995, CaravanSarai ??
1995 Nov High Times CannabisCup in Amsterdam
1996 Jan RobertKaye and DaveGross take over TheMoon, begin redecorating
1996 Apr CelebrationOfSexuality at LinnaeasCafe
1996 June KevinWang departs SLO for the Corporate World
1996 Aug 17 JimHeintz and Amy are married
1996 Sep BurningMan1996
1996 Oct 15 DaveGross's ArmTheHomeless campaign gets media attention.
1996 CalPoly PerformingArtsCenter opens.
1996 Dec 12 AutumnWozniak aka "Pancreas" is born
1997 Jan 25 The MirrorsOnTheCeiling at the LunarLounge are installed
1997 Feb 27 NoSuspectsNoMotive
1997 Mar 7 Work begins on BonniePrimbsch's LunarLounge mural
1997 Apr VibeAlive opens
1997 May 9 CSC banquet
1997 May 16 VibeAlive Grand Opening
1997 May 24 CaliforniaFestivalOfBeers
1997 ??? CADRC participates in HUNTER WARRIOR exercise; practical real start of CDM Technologies.
1997 Sep BurningMan1997
1997 Sep 30 CorruptingTheYouth
1998 Jan BillEmmack returns to eOrbit, moves into L4 with GregJunell
1998 Jun WaveQuest folds.
1998 Jul 16 Nasdaq closes above 2000 for the first time
1998 Sep BurningMan1998
1999 May 29 CaliforniaFestivalOfBeers
1999 Jun 19 Dune V rave
1999 Aug Xing is acquired by RealNetworks.
1999 Aug 13 StarGaze V
1999 Sep BurningMan1999
1999 Nov 3 Nasdaq closes above 3000 for the first time
1999 Nov ALHGroup once again lays off 98% of its workforce, leaving 4 employees who work from home.
1999 Dec 23 Nasdaq tops 4000 for the first time
2000 Mar 10 Nasdaq peaks at 5,048.62
2000 Apr 4 Nasdaq back below 4000, hope you cashed out last month
2000 Apr Mindless of impending market collapse, BillEmmack leaves L4 a shambles for a job with Razorfish in SF
2000 Apr 30 TomTheBurglar visits EarthOrbit
2000 Aug 15 The Day Manderley Inspected TheMoon
2000 Sep BurningMan2000
2000 Nov 13 Nasdaq back below 3000, giant sucking sound in Silicon Valley
2001 Mar 12 Nasdaq back below 2000, Aeron chairs selling on eBay for $1.35
2001 Mar Massive layoffs at Razorfish; BillEmmack unemployed
2001 Jun Surveyor more-or-less folds.; JunkMailMan2001
2001 Jul 21 BurningPallet2000
2001 Aug Punk Reunion
2001 Sep BurningMan2001
2002 Mar 8 Tultepec2002
2002 Sep BurningMan2002
2002 ??? Cal Poly formally begins separate Software Engineering and Computer Science majors.
2003 Mar 8 Tultepec2003
2003 May 31 BurningPallet2000
2003 ??? ComDev vaporizes, but is reborn as Axio.
2003 Sep BurningMan2003
2003 Oct MattHeck moves to Sacramento. The GreatMoonAuction
2003 ??? Axio folds.
2004 Feb 21 Mardis Gras riots; San Luis Obispo police actions reviewed for excessive force complaints.
2004 Feb 27 Punk History wiki opens for business.
2004 Apr 3 BunnyKing2004
2004 Apr SapphireMoon
2004 Jul JunkMailMan2004
2004 Aug 17 MoonRadio gets a friendly visit from the FCC
2004 Sep BurningMan2004
2005 Mar 8 Tultepec2005
2005 Mar 26 BunnyKing2005
2005 May 20 BurningPallet2000
2005 Jul 16 JunkMailMan2005
2005 Aug 27 BeerAndLoafing
2005 Sep BurningMan2005
2005 Oct 8 It's a mad, mad, mad, mad wedding, featuring IanWinn and CatbirdWinn
2005 Oct 15 Cocktoberfest (MoTown in SLOTown)
2006 Jan 31 LaCandelaria 2006
2006 Jun 10 CampFandangawinnemucca
2006 Sep BurningMan2006
2006 Dec BajaBeachDaze

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Notes

Is there a specific vision for this page? We could have everyone's favorite events, shared or individual here. Say 20 things a year times 200 people times 20 years. Hmmm, a lot of events on the timeline.

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