This day in computer history

September 13 - The 256th day of 2018. There are 109 days left in the year.

ComputerSeptember 13, 1899
119 years ago

Henry Bliss becomes the first North American pedestrian to be killed by an automobile.


Herman Goldstine pictureSeptember 13, 1913
105 years ago

Herman Goldstine is born.


Herbert Grosch pictureSeptember 13, 1918
100 years ago

Herbert Grosch is born.


IBMSeptember 13, 1956
62 years ago

The first computer (IBM 305 RAMAC) ships with a 1-ton hard drive with 50 24-inch platters storing up to 5 million characters.


David Wise pictureSeptember 13, 1967
51 years ago

David Wise is born.


Peter Sunde pictureSeptember 13, 1978
40 years ago

Peter Sunde is born.


Jason Scott pictureSeptember 13, 1970
48 years ago

Jason Scott is born.


GameSeptember 13, 1985
33 years ago

Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo is released.



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