The First Demonstration of Compatibility Between Computers Produced by Different Manufacturers Occurs

12/6/1960 to 12/7/1960

On December 6 and 7, 1960  essentially the same COBOL program was run on two different makes of computers— an RCA computer and a Remington-Rand Univac computer— demonstrating for the first time that compatibility between computers produced by different manufacturers could be achieved.

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