Computer History Timeline

Timeline created by johneblze
  • Konrad Zuse - Z1 Computer

    Konrad Zuse - Z1 Computer
    <a href='http://inventors.about.com/library/blcoindex.htm First freely programmable computer
  • John Atanasoff & Clifford BerryABC Computer

    John Atanasoff & Clifford BerryABC Computer
    Who was first in the computing biz is not always as easy as ABC.
  • Howard Aiken & Grace HopperHarvard Mark I Computer

    Howard Aiken & Grace HopperHarvard Mark I Computer
    The Harvard Mark 1 computer.
  • John Presper Eckert & John W. MauchlyENIAC 1 Computer

    John Presper Eckert & John W. MauchlyENIAC 1 Computer
    20,000 vacuum tubes later...
  • Stanford Research Institute, Bank of America, and General ElectricERMA and MICR

    Stanford Research Institute, Bank of America, and General ElectricERMA and MICR
    The first bank industry computer - also MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) for reading checks.
  • Douglas EngelbartComputer Mouse & Windows

    Douglas EngelbartComputer Mouse & Windows
    Nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end.
  • Scelbi & Mark-8 Altair & IBM 5100 Computers

    Scelbi & Mark-8 Altair & IBM 5100 Computers
    The first consumer computers
  • Microsoft Windows

    Microsoft Windows
    Microsoft begins the friendly war with Apple.