Computer history - 1930

Updated: 12/31/2022 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 1930

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Geophysical Service Incorporated was founded in 1930. Later, the company became known as Texas Instruments.

Other computer events in 1930

The portable Watchman's Clock was introduced.

The Chain Store Billing Machine was developed.

Computer companies founded in 1930

Citizen was founded in 1930.

Computer company events in 1930

The Automatic Accounting Scale Company, makers of automatic counting scales, was acquired. The International Scale Company was organized as a subsidiary of IBM, and takes over the now complete line of industrial scales.

Galvin Manufacturing Corporation Auto radios began being sold as an accessory for the automobile. Paul Galvin coined the name Motorola for the company's new products, linking the ideas of motion and radio.

Charles Flint, who founded C-T-R, the company that became IBM, retired from the IBM board in 1930.

Computer pioneers born in 1930

Einar Stefferud

Einar Stefferud was born on January 11, 1930.

Martin Goetz was born on April 22, 1930.

Edsger Dijkstra was born on May 11, 1930.

Peter Landin was born on June 5, 1930.

Henry Perot was born on June 27, 1930.

Daniel McCracken was born on July 23, 1930.

Alan F. Shugart was born on September 27, 1930.

Computer pioneer deaths in 1930

Dorr Felt passed away on August 7, 1930 (Age: 68).

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