Dates In History


1971 [Detail]
 1971 First Network Email sent by Ray Tomlinson
 7th January NCR Century 100 installed at Gateway Foodmarkets
 7th January Post Office orders Ferranti Argus 500 system
 7th January First all British acoustic coupler introduced
 14th January Honeywell Information Systems new models
 11st March IBM 370/135 Launched
 11st March Honeywell introduces Series 6000
 11st March Ernie (premium bond draw machine) replaced by Plessey equipment
 25th March Marconi-Elliott Launchthe MECS 2000 range
 20th May Honeywell introduces the H58 Computer
 27th May Burroughs introduces L500 Visible Record Model
 1st July ICL go ahead for 5 million sales to Russia
 8th July IBM's Thomas J Watson retires
 8th July Olivetti launches P602 "minicomputer"
 9th September Decsystem 10 introduced
 7th October Nixdorf merge with AEG-Telefunken
 7th October ' Giant 7600 goes to Manchester University
 14th October DEC launches Giant Mini PDP-11/45
 11st November First ICL 1906A arrives in Russia
 11st November Univac introduce the 9700
 11st November Philips Introduce P855 and P860
 15th November Intel Launches the First Microprocessor - The 4004
 15th November Intel Introduces the World's First EPROM
 25th November DEC launches PDP-11/03

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