Born: Feb 29, 1860 AD
Died: 1929 AD, at 69 years of age.
1860 - Born on the 29th of February.
1875 - Hollerith entered the City College of New York.
1879 - Graduated from the Columbia University School of Mines with an "Engineer of Mines" degree.
1880 - He listed himself as a mining engineer while living in Manhattan.
1890 - He completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University.
- On the 15th of September, he married Lucia Beverley Talcott.
- He built machines under contract for the US Census Bureau, which used them to tabulate the census in 2.5 years.
1896 - He started his own business when he founded the Tabulating Machine Company.
1929 - Died on the 17th of November of a heart attack and was buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
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