1900 – Born on the 8th of March in Hoboken, New Jersey.
1939 – He studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and later obtained his Ph.D. in physics at Harvard University.
– He encountered differential equations that he could only solve numerically.
– He envisioned an electro-mechanical computing device that could do much of the tedious work for him.
1947 – He completed his work on the Harvard Mark II computer.
– He continued his work on the Mark III and the Harvard Mark IV.
– He was inspired by Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine and was supposed to have said.
1970 – He received IEEE’s Edison Medal ‘For a meritorious career of pioneering contributions to the development and application of large-scale digital computers and important contributions to education in the digital computer field.
1973 – He died on the 14th of March in St. Louis, Missouri.