Computer history - 1938

Updated: 10/18/2022 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 1938

Xerox logo

Chester Carlson produced the first electrophotographic image on October 22, 1938, which became the Xerox machine.

Other computer events in 1938

Orson Welles and Houseman broadcasted H.G. Welles' War of the Worlds on the airways as a Halloween spoof on October 30, 1938.

The company now known as HP (Hewlett-Packard) created its first product, the HP 200A in 1938.

In 1938, Allen DuMont manufactured and sold the first commercially practical television set to the public.

IBM introduced the IBM 8500 Card Recorder in 1938.

Computer companies founded in 1938

Molex was founded in 1938.

Samsung logo

Samsung was founded in 1938.

Vivitar was founded in 1938.

Computer-related shows released in 1938

BBC created the first science fiction television program.

Computer pioneers born in 1938

Gary Starkweather

Gary Starkweather was born on January 9, 1938.

Donald Knuth was born on January 10, 1938.

Lynn Conway was born on January 10, 1938.

Ronald Schafer was born on February 17, 1938.

Manuel Blum was born on April 26, 1938.

Ivan Sutherland was born on May 16, 1938.

Thomas Cover was born on August 7, 1938.

Per Hansen was born on November 13, 1938.

Stewart Brand was born on December 14, 1938.

Bob Kahn was born on December 23, 1938.

Charles Moore was born in 1938.

Dana Ulery was born in 1938.

David Lee was born in 1938.

Computer pioneer deaths in 1938

Philibert D'Ocagne passed away in 1938 (Age: 76).

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