This 1978 personal-finance article will make you feel like a pioneer, if you were alive then. It refers to a hot product — “so-called personal computers” — and has what we believe is the first mention of Apple ComputerAAPL +1.14% in the WSJ.
Today in WSJ History, April 17, 1978:
In celebration of the 125th anniversary of The Wall Street Journal, editors are combing the archives each day to see how the paper covered the biggest news. The first-ever paper July 8, 1889, was a single sheet, priced at two cents. (Subscribers in 1889 were offered an annual deal of just $5, though of course that didn’t include a digital edition.) Check out what’s been published so far.