70th Anniversary of the "Baby" – Celebrations and Lectures

26th June 2018, 10:15am

21 June 2018 was the 70th anniversary of the creation of the "Baby" computer – the world's first stored-program computer.
The Lit & Phil marked the occasion with an evening of lectures by Dame Mary Archer DBE and Dr James Sumner hosted at the Museum of Science and Industry with a packed-out audience that included one of the original engineering team who was there on 21 June 1948.
The large audience was welcomed by the President, Dr Diana Leitch MBE, who awarded Honorary Membership of the Lit and Phil to Dame Mary Archer and Professor Dai Edwards (left).

Click above for pictures from the evening.

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