Today in computer history: April 3rd

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on April 3rd of every year during the evolution of computers. April 3rd is the 94th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 272 days left in the year from this day.

Stephen Dunwell pictureApril 3, 1913
111 years ago

Stephen Dunwell was born, an american electrical engineer who led the engineering effort in the development of IBM's STRETCH. Died March 21, 1994 (Age: 80).

PhoneApril 3, 1973
51 years ago

Dr. Martin Cooper makes the first handheld cellular phone call to Dr. Joel S. Engel.

Ben Hammersley pictureApril 3, 1976
48 years ago

Ben Hammersley was born, a British Internet technologist, journalist, author, and broadcaster.

AppleApril 3, 2010
14 years ago

The Apple iPad was available for the first time in stores in the US.

Apple, Apple iPad, Cellular, Engineering, Handheld, IBM, Internet, LED, Phone, Technologist

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