We could start with English mathematician Charles Babbage (1791-1871) and his mechanical "Difference Engine", or the ENIAC I (Electronic) Computer created by J Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, and completed in 1946.
However, given that 'to compute' means to reckon or calculate, we can see that computing has been done in human brains for thousands of years!
With regard to mechanical devices for 'computing' we know that the abacus has been used to perform arithmetic calculations for thousands of years.
One of the first 'progammable machines' was the Jacquard weaving loom (1700s) which using changeable card 'programmes' to control pattern formation on elaborate fabrics.
Early calculating machines also used punched cards for data input! Some Wiki contributors will remember them!
So the date for the first computer depends on what is meant by 'computer'!
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Mike Dell invented Dell computers.
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Small computers were invented late in the 20th century. Computers as small as laptops were invented around the turn of the 21st century.
Braille computers were invented in May of 1972 by Roland Galarneau.
the computers for the blind were invented in 1972 by Roland Galarneau.
FDR was president of the US when electronic digital computers were invented.
computers were invented to help people find jobs, get information, and help communicate
George Hutchingson invented computers he is very very very wealthy :)
computers weren't invented in 1856.
The world wide web was invented at CERN in Geneva, which is in Switzerland. Computers were not invented in Switzerland.
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No computers weren't invented
Bob the builder invented the computers when santas reindeers nose first turned red.
The computers at the first stage were invented by Blaise Pascal ,Pascal's adding machine and abacus were the first computers.Further innovations lead to today's computers.
Computers weren't discovered, they were invented. In its most basic understanding, computers were invented thousands of years ago by the chinese, however that is clearly not the case for electronic computers, which is an important distinction.
Computer was invented by charles babbage.
Computers were invented in the early to mid 1940s.
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Computers were invented then but not allowed to the public. The 65 billion dollar man bill gates invented Microsoft in the 1990's and computers were at there worst then! Computers were available in the 1990's!
No NASA diid not exist until 1959, programable electronic digital computers were invented in the 1940s.