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08/04/1959 Programming language COBOL is created

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COBOLATOR 1959 Birth of COBOL

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Learn COBOL Programming? (Cobol Tutorial 2018 & Beyond)

COBOL was designed by CODASYL and was partly based on previous programming language design work by Grace Hopper. It is imperative, procedural and object-oriented. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.