Computer history - 1945

Updated: 04/02/2019 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 1945

The Von Neumann Architecture and a description of a general-purpose electronic digital computer with stored programs was introduced in John von Neumann's report of the EDVAC.

Other computer events in 1945

Patent was filed for the Harvard Mark I digital computer on February 8, 1945.

The term bug as computer bug was termed by Grace Hopper when programming the MARK II.

The first ballpoint pen went on sale in New York for $12.50 on October 30, 1945.

Computer pioneers born in 1945

Joseph CanionJoseph Canion was born on January 19, 1945.

Douglas Hofstadter was born on February 15, 1945.

Edwin Catmull was born on March 31, 1945.

Lawrence Tesler was born on April 24, 1945.

Lee Felsenstein was born on April 27, 1945.

Adele Goldberg was born on July 7, 1945.

William Inmon was born on July 20, 1945.

David Noble was born on July 22, 1945.

Azim Premji was born on July 24, 1945.

Edmund Clarke was born on July 27, 1945.

John McAfee was born on September 18, 1945.

Martin Hellman was born on October 2, 1945.

Herbert Freeman was born on December 13, 1945.

Hector de Jesus Ruiz was born on December 25, 1945.

Leonard Adleman was born on December 31, 1945.

Michael Schroeder was born in 1945.

William Stallings was born in 1945.

Computer pioneer deaths in 1945

Gustav TauschekGustav Tauschek passed away on February 14, 1945 (Age: 48).

John Ambrose Fleming passed away on April 18, 1945 (Age: 95).

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