This day in computer history

November 8 - The 313th day of 2020. It's a leap year and there are 53 days left in the year.

ComputerNovember 8, 1895
125 years ago

Wilhelm Rontgen discovers X-rays.


HardwareNovember 8, 1898
122 years ago

Nikola Tesla invents the remote control.


George Dantzig pictureNovember 8, 1914
106 years ago

George Dantzig is born.


Hermann Zapf pictureNovember 8, 1918
102 years ago

Hermann Zapf is born.


Jack Kilby pictureNovember 8, 1923
97 years ago

Jack Kilby is born.


William Joy pictureNovember 8, 1954
66 years ago

William Joy is born.


Robert Morris pictureNovember 8, 1965
55 years ago

Robert Morris is born.


Tom Anderson pictureNovember 8, 1970
50 years ago

Tom Anderson is born.


Aaron Swartz pictureNovember 8, 1986
34 years ago

Aaron Swartz is born.



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