Computer history - 1963

Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 1963

ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) was developed in 1963 to standardize data exchange among computers.

Other computer events in 1963

Seymour Cray states a similar, simplified version of Grosch's Law in August 1963.

On December 7, 1963, during an Army-Navy football game on CBS, the first instant replay was shown on TV.

New computer products and services introduced in 1963

Bell Telephone introduced the push-button telephone on November 18, 1963.

The software program Sketchpad written by Ivan Sutherland is introduced.

While at NASA, Steve Papell develops Ferrofluid.

In 1963, IBM developed the first removable hard drive, having a 2.6 MB storage capacity.

Computer companies founded in 1963

IEEE was founded in 1963.

Computer pioneers born in 1963

Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier was born on January 15, 1963.

Jane Jensen was born on January 28, 1963.

Tedd Waitt was born on January 18, 1963.

Molly Holzschlag was born on January 25, 1963.

Jen-Hsun Huang was born on February 17, 1963.

Regina Dugan was born on March 19, 1963.

Garry Kasparov was born on April 13, 1963.

Kevin Mitnick was born on August 6, 1963.

Andrew Sullivan was born on August 10, 1963.

Dick Costolo was born on September 10, 1963.

Hans Reiser was born on December 19, 1963.

Steve Dorner was born in 1963.

David Baszucki was born in 1963.

Computer pioneer deaths in 1963

Édouard Belin

Édouard Belin passed away on March 4, 1963 (Age: 86).

Clifford Berry passed away on October 30, 1963 (Age: 45).

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