September 1st, 2003
Incidently, Linear B has an interesting story. It is a oldest recorded dialect of Greek. It is deciphered by Michael Ventris by pure mathematical lexicon analysis (aka frequency analysis) and then prove that it is a dialect of ancient greek.
Linear A, on the other hand, which is a precursor of Linear B (through carbon dating) has so far resisted all attempts of decipher and it is not known what language it is encoded for.