The ENIAC Day

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ENIAC Day or the World’s First Computer Day is celebrated on 15 February.

On 10 February 2011, the City of Philadelphia officially declared that February 15, 2011 - the 65th anniversary of the unveiling of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the world's first general-purpose electronic computer, developed at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Electrical Engineering - would that year and henceforth be known as ENIAC Day.[1][2][3]

References

  1. "Resolution No. 110062: Declaring February 15 as "Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC) Day" in Philadelphia and honoring the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences" (PDF). February 10, 2011. Retrieved August 13, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Philly Post: Trending: Philly Vs. Iowa for the Soul of the Computer". January 28, 2011. Retrieved February 12, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "ENIAC Day to celebrate dedication of Penn's historic computer". February 10, 2011. Retrieved February 14, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>