Microsoft moves from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Bellevue, Washington
1st January 1979
On 1st January 1979, the company moved from New Mexico to a new home in Bellevue, Washington. They moved because they had trouble attracting top programmers to Albuquerque.
11 of Microsoft's 13 employees gathered in 1978 for this photograph just before the company moved to Washington.
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