Tech History Today – Feb. 13

In 1895 – French patent No. 245,032 was issued for ‘appareil servant à l’obtention et à la vision des épreuves chrono-photographiques, AKA the Cinématographe,’ a combined motion-picture camera and projector.

In 1946 – ENIAC (the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator) the first practical, all-electronic computer was unveiled at the Univ. of Pennsylvania’s Moore School of
Electronics. The New York Times carried the report the next day.

In 2001 – Microsoft gave the first public look at their new version of Windows, called Windows XP, formerly codenamed Whistler.

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