Brown: Oct. 16 to be 'Steve Jobs Day'

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2008, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

October 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
California's governor has chosen this upcoming Sunday as Steve Jobs Day in the state.

In a tweet sent Friday night, Gov. Jerry Brown declared Oct. 16 as "Steve Jobs Day" throughout California.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple plans to hold a private memorial for Jobs at Stanford University.

Jobs passed away on Oct. 5 at the age of 56. The former Apple CEO, who was replaced by current CEO Tim Cook in August, had been battling health issues for several years.