History of AutoCAD versions

Anyone know the years of release for AutoCAD (and LT) going back over the years?
I have a pretty good idea when 2004, 2002, 2000i, 2000, R14 and R13 were
released, but wondered if there was a definitive list somewhere. Better still, a list showing significant changes with each release.
What about R15? Was there ever such a thing? I have came across some references to it.
Thanks.
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Full AutoCAD:
Version 1.0 (Release 1) - December, 1982 Version 1.2 (Release 2) - April, 1983 Version 1.3 (Release 3) - August, 1983 Version 1.4 (Release 4) - October, 1983 Version 2.0 (Release 5) - October, 1984 Version 2.1 (Release 6) - May, 1985 Version 2.5 (Release 7) - June, 1986 Version 2.6 (Release 8) - April, 1987 Release 9 - September, 1987 Release 10 - October, 1988 Release 11 - October, 1990 Release 12 - June, 1992 Release 13 - November, 1994 Release 14 - February, 1997 2000 (Tahoe) - April, 1999 2000i (Banff) - July, 2000 2002 - Late 2001 2004 - Early 2003
After the first release of LT (sorry I don't have the dates or version numbers) there were introductions within a few weeks either side of the full AutoCAD releases. Maybe someone else has tracked those ... ___

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Whow! What a guy! Is that off the top of your head Paul?!
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John Walker gives theses dates: http://tinyurl.com/hdc8
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: > Anyone know the years of release for AutoCAD (and LT) going back over the : > years? : :
I have a copy of AutoCAD LT for Windows (3.1) still running on my Laptop (release date was December 1993). It still works although I hardly use it anymore because it's not quite so functional as AutoCAD 2002.
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A2K would have been r15 but AutoDesk knew about the odd numbered release curse, and so cleverly changed strategies. Calling it r15 draws comparison with the earlier, slower/buggier odd numbered releases.
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