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14/06/1951 The UNIVAC I computer is unveiled

The UNIVAC I was the first commercial computer made in the USA and one of the first mainframe computers in history. It was designed by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, the inventors of the ENIAC which was built for calculating artillery firing tables. One of the UNIVAC I machines successfully predicted the result of the 1952 US presidential election.