Timeline of Computer History

Timeline created by lrodriguez15
  • Universal Language

    Kurt Godel publishes a paper on the use of a universal formal language.
    -Inventor, Kurt Godel, 1931
  • Theoretical Computing Machine

    Alan Turing develops the concept of a theoretical computing machine.
    Inventor, Alan Turning,
  • Z1 Computer

    Konrad Zuse creates the Z1 Computer a binary digital computer using punch tape.
    Inventor, Konrad Zuse, 1938
  • Hewlett Packard

    William Hewlett and David Packard start Hewlett Packard.
    Inventors, William Hewlett & David Packard, 1939.
  • Douglas Engelbart

    Douglas Engelbart theorises on interactive computing with keyboard and screen display instead of on punchcards.
    Inventor, Douglas Engelbart, 1947
  • Hideo Yamachito

    The first electronic computer is created in Japan by Hideo Yamachito.
    Inventor, Hideo Yamachito, 1950.
  • Transistor Computer

    Bell Labs introduces its first transistor computer.
    Inventors, BELL LAB, 1955
  • Silicon Chip

    The first integrated circuit, or silicon chip, is produced by the US Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce
  • Spacewar Computer Game

    The first computer game Spacewar Computer Game invented BY Steve Russell & MIT.
    Inventors, Steve Russell & MIT, 1962
  • Floppy Disc

    IBM creates the first floppy disk.
    Inventors, IBM, 1967.

    The U.S. Department of Defense sets up the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET ) this network was the first building blocks to what the internet is today but originally with the intention of creating a computer network that could withstand any type of disaste
  • RAM

    Intel introduces the world's first available dynamic RAM ( random-access memory) chip and the first microprocessor, the Intel 4004.\
    Inventors, Intel,
  • The CD

    The compact disc is invented in the United States.
    Inventor, James Russell, 1972.
  • Personal Computer

    The minicomputer Xerox Alto (1973) was a landmark step in the development of personal computers
  • Microsoft Corporation

    Microsoft Corporation
    The Microsoft Corporation was founded April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800.
    Inventors, Bill Gates & Paul Allen, 1975.
  • Portable Computers

    Altair produces the first portable computer.
    Inventors, Altair, 1975.
  • Windows

    Microsoft Windows introduced eliminating the need for a user to have to type each command, like MS-DOS, by using a mouse to navigate through drop-down menus, tabs and icons.
  • Ther World Wide Web

    Ther World Wide Web
    The World Wide Web is launched to the public on August 6, 1991.
  • Google

    Inventors, Sergey Brin & Larry Page, 1998.
  • Apple

    Apple Computers was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs.
    Inventors, Steve Wozniak & Steve Jobs, 1976.