Timeline Outline ViewEra: 1950 - 1960 | Theme: Memory / Mnemonics / Data Storage
1953The IBM 650: The First Mass-Produced Computer March 27, 1953IBM Installs its First Stored Program Electronic Computer, the 701, but They Don't Call it a Computer 1955Magnetic Core Storage Units April 15, 1955 – 1956"The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two. . . " July 1956Werner Buchholz Coins the Term "Byte" September 4 – September 13, 1956The First Commercial Computer Designed to Use a Moving Head Hard Drive for Secondary Storage September 14, 1956The First Computer with a Hard Drive: $10,000 per Megabyte 1958Von Neumann's "The Computer and the Brain"