This seems like a good one for today since Yahoo! has been in the news a lot lately. Was very happy to find this site and will be checking it in the future.
The two founders of Yahoo!, David Filo and Jerry Yang, Ph.D. candidates in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University started their guide in a campus trailer in February 1994 as a way to keep track of their personal interests on the Internet. At this time who would ever guessed that this humble beginning would evolve into a global brand.
Read the rest at: History of Business blog.