In 1996 Heatizon Systems was Founded – But What Else Happened?

Heatizon was founded in 1996 and we are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year. As we reflect on the experiences we have had over the past 2 decades, we thought we’d look back at 1996 and see what other events shared our anniversary.

Do you remember any of these?

In The News

  • The Unabomber arrested
  • Dolly the sheep is the first mammal successfully cloned
  • OJ Simpson Trial begins
  • Bill Clinton reelected President of the United States defeating Bob Dole
  • Musician Tupac Shakur shot


  • Apparel company Under Armour founded
  • Networking company Netgear founded
  • Medical information website WebMD launched
  • Steve Jobs returns to Apple, which he helped found years prior


  • The first season of Major League Soccer (MLS) held
  • Summer Olympics held in Atlanta, GA
  • Dallas Cowboys win Superbowl XXX


  • Cable news channels Al Jazeera and Fox News Channel launched
  • Disney acquired ABC


  • Mission: Impossible and Independence Day released
  • Braveheart wins Best Picture at Academy Awards

A lot more happened in 1996 and much has happened since then, we at Heatizon are grateful for the successes we’ve seen in the last 20 years and look forward to many more!