Watermark Learning was founded in 1992. Besides our founding, a lot was going on that year. Here are some noted firsts and other happenings in April of 1992.
MICROSOFT LAUNCHES WINDOWS 3.1
REDMOND WA – April 6 – Microsoft announced the release of Version 3.1 of the Windows Operating System. It was the first version of Windows to be DOS-mouse compatible and to feature drag and drop capability.
These two user-friendly features, along with the introduction of True Type fonts, made windows a viable platform for desktop publishing on DOS-based personal computers. This contributed significantly to the explosive growth of Windows as the operating system of choice for PCs.
Other significant events from April 1992 include:
- April 12 – The Euro Disney Resort officially opens with its theme park Euro Disneyland. The resort and its park’s name were subsequently changed to Disneyland Paris.
- April 15 – The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
- April 23 – McDonald’s opens its first restaurant in Beijing, China
In honor of our anniversary, receive 20% off all live training courses (in-person and virtual) for registrations through April 30th. The discount will be applied at the time of registration. Use promotion code WML20 when registering.
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