Fingers Crossed for 2021 ...

2020 was the worst! COVID kept the museum closed for much of the year and a mains water pipe bursting causing a flood kept us closed for the rest. 
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Dates In History

1976 [Detail]
 1976 Seymour Cray demonstrates CRAY-1 - The first vector-processor supercomputer
 1976 The 5 1/4" flexible disk drive was introduced
 8th January Science Museum open its Compter gallery to the public
 22nd January Dec System 20 introduced
 4th March Intel introduce SBC-80/10 "computer on a card"
 April 1976 Apple 1 Released
 1st April Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne Found Apple Computer Inc.
 1st April ICL2960 system introduced
 1st April Calculator market expands
 20th May Burroughs introduce the large B7700 series
 11th July Last slide rule manufactured today

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