Computer History - 1965
Major computer events in 1965
Lawrence G. Roberts with MIT performed the first long distant dial-up connection between a TX-2 computer n Massachusetts and a Q-32 in California.
Other computer events in 1965
Engineers at TRW Corporation develop a Generalized Information Retrieval Language and System that later develops to the Pick Database Management System used today on Unix and Windows systems.
Millions watch for the first time a space probe crashing into the moon on March 24, 1965.
The idea of a touchscreen was first described and published by E.A. Johnson.
New computer products and services introduced in 1965
Digital Equipment Company's first successful minicomputer, the PDP-8 is introduced. The computer sold for $18,000 and over 50,000 are sold.
Computer companies founded in 1965
Analog Devices was founded in 1965.
Computer pioneers born in 1965
Jeffrey Skoll was born on January 16, 1965.
Robert Scoble was born on January 18, 1965.
Scott Guthrie was born on February 6, 1965.
Michael Dell was born on February 23, 1965.
Yukihiro Matsumoto was born on April 14, 1965.
Robert Tappan Morris was born on November 8, 1965.
Tim Westergren was born on December 1, 1965.
Mary Jepsen was born in 1965.
Steven Sinofsky was born in 1965.
Kevin Poulsen was born in 1965.
Håkon Wium Lie was born in 1965.
Ramanathan Guha was born in 1965.
Computer pioneer deaths in 1965
Allen DuMont passed away on November 14, 1965 (Age: 64).