Historic Tech Events
The BBC broadcasts An Unearthly Child (starring William Hartnell), the first episode of the first story from the first series of Doctor Who, which is now the world's longest running science fiction drama.
The first smartphone, the IBM Simon, is introduced at COMDEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Convention on Cybercrime of the Council of Europe was opened for signature in Budapest in November 2001. Two decades later, it remains the most relevant international agreement on cybercrime and electronic evidence.