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This Day in History

Today: September 26, 2016
IBM 650 Console

July 2, 1953

IBM Announces the Model 650 Computer

IBM announced its 650 series of computers, which were used during the remainder of the decade. The IBM 650 stored information on a rotating magnetic drum and received it on programmed punch cards. Its memory stored numbers with up to 10 decimal digits.