Computer History Timeline

Timeline created by maufrichtig15
  • Z1 Computer

    Z1 Computer
    The Z1 was the worlds first freely programable computer invented by Konrad Zuse in Germany.
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    Major Milestones

  • Harvard Mark 1

    Harvard Mark 1
    The Harvard Mark 1 computer was the first in the era of modern computers. It was built in Harvard University and was orriginally used for military purposes.
  • UNIVAC 90/60

    UNIVAC 90/60
    The worlds first prototype computer for commercial use was built and shipped all over the United States.
  • ARPAnet

    ARPAnet
    The worlds first internet was made.
  • The "Floppy" Disk

    The "Floppy" Disk
    The first floppy disc was invented. Nicknamed "floppy" for its flexibility.
  • E-mail

    E-mail
    E-mail was invented by Ray Tomlinson.
  • LCD

    LCD
    Liquid Crystal Display ( LCD ) was invented by James Fergason.
  • Pocket Calculator

    Pocket Calculator
    Pocket calculator was invented by Sharp Corporation.
  • First Video Game

    First Video Game
    Atari releases Pong, the first commercial video game.
  • The first CD

    The first CD
    The compact disc (CD) is invented in the United States.
  • Apple

    Apple
    Apple was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs.
  • Apple Macintosh

    Apple Macintosh
    Apple introduces the Macintosh with mouse and window interface.
  • Nintendo

    Nintendo
    The Nintendo Entertainment System makes its debut.
  • YAHOO

    YAHOO
    YAHOO is created in April, 1994.
  • Amazon

    Amazon
    Amazon.com is founded by Jeff Bezos.
  • Java

    Java
    Java is introduced.
  • EBay

    EBay
    EBay is founded by Pierre Omidyar.
  • The first DVD

    The first DVD
    The first DVDs are sold across America.
  • Google

    Google
    Google is founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page on September 7, 1998.
  • Xbox

    Xbox
    Bill Gates introduces the Xbox on January 7th 2001.