Computer history - 1917

Updated: 01/31/2023 by Computer Hope

Computer events in 1917

On September 9, 1917, one of the earliest records of OMG (Oh My God) was used by British Admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher when writing to Winston Churchill in a 1917 correspondence.

Computer companies founded in 1917

The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company entered the Canadian market under the name of International Business Machines Co., Limited.

Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha was founded in 1917, it would later change its name to Nikon.

Computer pioneers born in 1917

Winifred Asprey

Winifred Asprey was born on April 8, 1917.

Hugh Ross was born on August 31, 1917.

Robert Fano was born on November 11, 1917.

Arthur C. Clark was born on December 16, 1917.

Ralph Meagher was born in 1917.

Ralph Slutz was born in 1917.

Computer pioneer deaths in 1917

George Grant passed away on August 16, 1917 (Age: 68).

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