This Day In Technology-May 2

Microsoft Introduces the Microsoft Mouse! May 2, 1983 Microsoft introduced the Microsoft Mouse for IBM and IBM-compatible PCs. The mouse had two buttons and was available by itself or will later be bundled with the new Microsoft Word software, which Microsoft would release in September. Microsoft will manufacture nearly one hundred thousand units of the device, but they only sold five thousand before introducing a second, more improved version of the device in 1985.