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Amazing! It was cool to see the day my company was acquired: http://www.waybackhn.com/?date=2011-4-25

Just pinged Dan and Scott to find out the day HN started. I believe it would have been called Startup News then.

Just told me the first item submitted was Mon Oct 09 2006. http://www.waybackhn.com/?date=2006-10-09

Scott tells me that the launch date is Feb 19, 2007. Which is when its announced it on Reddit.


Here's what it looked like (maybe) then. http://www.waybackhn.com/?date=2007-02-19

You can tell that there was some initial launch on 2006-10-09[1] then declines until there are almost no submissions during the following months until it starts to be active again on 2007-02-18[2]



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