Computer History - 1950
Major computer events in 1950
The United States Government receives the UNIVAC 1101 or ERA 1101. This computer is considered to be the first computer that was capable of storing and running a program from memory.
Other computer events in 1950
The first electronic computer is created in Japan by Hideo Yamachito.
Konrad Zuse completes and sells the Z4 on July 12, 1950, becoming the first commercial computer.
The NICAD battery begins its commercial use.
Computer pioneers born in 1950
Wayne Pickette is born April 21, 1950
Murali Chemuturi is born June 28, 1950
Arianna Huffington is born July 15, 1950
Richard Branson is born July 18, 1950
Ken Kutaragi is born August 2, 1950
Jon Hall is born August 7, 1950
Steve Wozniak is born August 11, 1950
Paul Otellini is born October 12, 1950
Mitchell Kapor is born November 1, 1950
Bjarne Stroustrup is born December 30, 1950
Andy Bryant is born in 1950
Bertrand Meyer is born in 1950
Dave Boggs is born in 1950
Dennis Hayes is born in 1950
Douglas Lenat is born in 1950
John Walker is born in 1950
Steve Bristow is born in 1950
Computer pioneer deaths in 1950
Leslie Comrie passes away December 11, 1950 (Age: 57)