Computer History - 1973
Major computer events in 1973
The first computer monitor is released as part of the Xerox Alto computer system.
Other computer events in 1973
ARPA deploys SATNET the first international connection.
The first VoIP call is made.
The first Landsat satellite is launched July 23, 1973.
U.S. patent 3,906,166 is filed October 17, 1973 for a radio telephone system, which helps paves the way for what we know today as a cell phone.
Judge awards John Vincent Atanasoff as the inventor of the first electronic digital computer on October 19, 1973.
New computer products and services introduced in 1973
Interactive laser discs make their debut.
Computer companies founded in 1973
Dynalink is founded.
The ICCP is founded.
Pioneer is founded.
Computer pioneers born in 1973
Martha Fox is born February 10, 1973
Larry page is born March 26, 1973
Gary Wang is born May 8, 1973
Rahul Sood is born May 29, 1973
Chris Pirillo is born July 26, 1973
Sergey Brin is born August 21, 1973
Jason Shellen is born August 30, 1973
Tony Hsieh is born December 12, 1973
Computer pioneer deaths in 1973
Howard H. Aiken passes away March 14, 1973 (Age: 73)
Alexey Andreevich Lyapunov passes away in 1973