Steve Jobs Day Proclaimed for California

    October 16, 2011
    Chris Crum

California Governor Jerry Brown has declared today (Sunday, October 16) Steve Jobs Day in the state of California.

As previously reported, Apple is holding a memorial service for Steve Jobs today at Stanford University, where Silicon Valley’s elite have been invited to attend.

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Apple will hold another memorial event for the company’s employees on October 19.

Jobs passed away on October 5, and has been remembered around the web perhaps like no other before him, in terms of the amount of people expressing their condolences and paying tribute, from the tech elite to celebrities and the rest of us common folk. Here, we looked at 100 quotes from well-known people.

Jobs was laid to rest at a small private ceremony on October 7. More on the death of Steve Jobs here.