Computer History - 1973
Major computer events in 1973
The first computer monitor was 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 was made in 1973.
The first Landsat satellite was launched on July 23, 1973.
U.S. patent 3,906,166 was filed on October 17, 1973, for a radio telephone system that 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
The IDMS (Integrated Database Management System) is first introduced.
Interactive laser discs make their debut.
Computer companies founded in 1973
Dynalink was founded in 1973.
The ICCP was founded in 1973.
Pioneer was founded in 1973.
Computer pioneers born in 1973
Martha Fox was born on February 10, 1973.
Larry Page was born on March 26, 1973.
Gary Wang was born on May 8, 1973.
Rahul Sood was born on May 29, 1973.
Chris Pirillo was born on July 26, 1973.
Sergey Brin was born on August 21, 1973.
Jason Shellen was born on August 30, 1973.
Tony Hsieh was born on December 12, 1973.
Computer pioneer deaths in 1973
Howard H. Aiken passed away on March 14, 1973 (Age: 73).
Alexey Andreevich Lyapunov passed away in 1973.