Below is a succinct regarding the historical life of the billionaire, Bill Gates;
1975-04-04 – Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
1994-11-11 – Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci’s “Codex” for $30,800,000
1995-07-17 – Forbes Mag announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world ($12.9B)
1998-02-04 – Bill Gates gets a pie thrown in his face in Brussels Belgium.
1998-03-03 – Bill Gates testifies at Senate Judiciary Committee.
2000-01-13 – Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position.
2008-06-27 – Bill Gates steps down as Chairman of Microsoft Corporation to work full time for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
2013-05-16 – Bill Gates becomes the world’s richest man with $72.7 Billion again after losing the position in 2008