Today in computer history: April 7

The 97th day of 2021. There are 268 days left in the year from this day.

David Clark pictureApril 7, 1944
77 years ago

David Clark was born, an American computer scientist known for the Clark-Wilson model.

Robert Metcalfe pictureApril 7, 1946
75 years ago

Robert Metcalfe was born, the founder of 3Com.

IBMApril 7, 1953
68 years ago

IBM introduces the 701 to the public.

IBMApril 7, 1964
57 years ago

IBM introduces its System/360.

HardwareApril 7, 1969
52 years ago

Steve Crocker released RFC #1, which introduced the Host-to-Host and talking about the IMP software.

CompanyApril 7, 1999
22 years ago

Howard Lance, chief executive officer of Astec announced Astec was now 100-percent owned by Emerson Electric Company.

Astec, Chief executive officer, Computer, Founder, IBM, 3Com, 701, RFC, Software

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