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Linux Birthday - Why August 25?

Why August 25th?

Atul Chitnis

There are actually three "birthdays" one can identify for Linux:

The first was July 3rd, 1991, when Linus posted his first query to a newsgroup for some information he needed to help him with a project. That project was, of course, Linux:

From:torvalds@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Linus Benedict Torvalds)
Newsgroup: comp.os.minix
Subject: GCC-1.40 and a posix question
Message-ID: 1991Jul13, 100050.9886@klaava.Helsinki.FI
Date: 3 Jul 91 10:00:50 GMT

Hello netlanders,
Due a project I'm working on (in minix), I'm interested in the posix

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