History Blog

September 13

Happy Birthday RIP Reta Shaw(1912–1982) Emilie Claudette Chauchoin(“Colbert” 1903–1996) Melvin Tormé (1925–1999) Nell Carter(Hardy 1948–2003) Richard Kiel(1939–2014) ; “Barbara Bain”(Millicent Fogel)–89 “Eileen Fulton”(Margaret McLarty)–87 Winnifred Jacqueline Bisset–76 Peter Cetera–76 Jean Smart–69 Geraldine “Geri” Jewell–64 Dominic Fumusa–51 Fiona Apple Maggart–43 Bennett “Ben” Savage–40 Jason Cook–40 ; 1956 – The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage (versus only memory)