Great Movements in Communications By: Shakayla and Lindy
1450: • Johann Gutenberg invents a printing press using movable metal type.
1609: • Early newspapers are published in Germany.
1830: • Ada Byron ,a mathematician writes the worlds first computer program for a computing machine designed by Charles Babbage, but never built.
1866: • First successful transmissions over a transatlantic cable.
1876: • Telephone invented and demonstrated by Alexander Graham Bell.
1884: • Data processing machine and punch cards invented by Herman Hollerith.
1924: Electromechanical television system invented by John Logie Baird.
1963: Computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart.
1972: • Britain takes over direct rule of Northern Ireland in bid for peace (March 24).
1975: MITS begins selling the Altair microcomputer kit for $400.
1979: CompuServe and Source, the first public online information services, were founded.
1982: The Hayes 300 bps smart modem is introduced.
1990: World Wide Web invented by Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau.
The End!! By: Shakayla And Lindy (: