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Ibm - Historical Events
Date Event
1911-06-15

Tabulating Computing Recording Corporation (IBM) is incorporated.

1924-02-14

IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson

1924-03-05

Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM

1944-08-07

IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (known best as the Harvard Mark I).

1954-01-07

Georgetown-IBM experiment, the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.

1954-05-24

IBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour

1956-09-04

The IBM RAMAC 305 is introduced, the first commercial computer that used magnetic disk storage.

1956-09-13

IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305.

1964-04-07

IBM announces the System/360.

1969-07-08

IBM CICS is made generally available for the 360 mainframe computer.

1970-09-13

IBM announces System 370 computer

1981-04-24

IBM-PC computer introduced

1981-08-12

IBM introduces its first Personal Computer (PC & PC-DOS version 1.0)

1982-01-08

Justice Dept withdraws antitrust suit against IBM, pending since

1982-05-07

IBM releases PC-DOS version 1.1

1982-10-27

IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics

1983-03-08

IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0

1983-10-20

IBM-PC DOS Version 2.1 released

1984-08-14

IBM releases PC DOS version 3.0

1985-03-07

IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released

1985-12-30

IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released

1986-04-17

IBM produces 1st megabit-chip

1986-07-07

IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released

1986-08-06

Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM

1986-10-21

IBM re-forms in South Africa

1987-03-17

IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3

1987-04-02

IBM introduces PS/2 & OS/2

1987-07-24

IBM-PC DOS Version 3.3 (updated) released

1988-07-28

IBM announces price hike on older models

1988-08-16

IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence

1988-09-30

IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer

1989-01-18

IBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988

1992-01-19

IBM announces a nearly $5B loss for 1992

1996-02-10

IBM computer Deep Blue becomes the first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning (human) chess champion, Gary Kasparov

1997-05-03

Garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue

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Ibm - Birthdays
Date Event
1874-02-17

Thomas J Watson, US, representative/founder (IBM)

1910-08-20

Eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel)

1924-01-01

Parke Meek, IBM at the Fair

1978-01-31

Brad Rutter, The IBM Challenge: Day 1

Ibm - Deaths
Date Event
1956-06-19

Thomas J. Watson, American businessman (IBM) (b. 1874)

1974-07-26

Arthur K Watson, US businessman (IBM), dies at 55

1993-12-31

Thomas J Watson Jr, president of IBM (1956-71)/diplomat, dies at 79

1994-12-31

Thomas J Watson Jr, CEO (IBM), dies of a stroke at 79

2010-01-04

Parke Meek, IBM at the Fair


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