Computer history - 1933

Updated: 12/31/2022 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 1933

Edwin Armstrong invented the FM (frequency modulation) radio in 1933.

Other computer events in 1933

IBM introduced the IBM Type 285 Numeric Printing Tabulator, capable of tabulating 150 cards per minute.

IBM released its first Alphabetical Printing Punch.

The development of the Carroll Carriage improved alphabetical accounting machines by automatically handling special forms and variable line spacing.

Computer companies founded in 1933

Canon was established in 1933.

Computer company events in 1933

IBM acquired Electromatic Typewriters, Inc. The acquisition allowed IBM to enter the typewriter business.

IBM was reorganized. The Tabulating Machine Company, International Time Recording Company, Dayton Scale Company, Ticketograph Company, and International Scale Company became IBM divisions.

Computer pioneers born in 1933

Stephanie Shirley

Stephanie Shirley was born on September 16, 1933.

James Martin was born on October 19, 1933.

Gerald Weinberg was born on October 27, 1933.

Boris Babayan was born on December 20, 1933.

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