12/05/1936 The Dvorak Simplified Keyboard is patented
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American psychologists August Dvorak and his brother-in-law, Dr. William Dealey patented a new keyboard layout. It requires less finger motion and reduces errors compared to the standard QWERTY. The layout, however, failed to replace QWERTY, although it is available in most operating systems.