What Happened Today, December 12th
What Happened This Week
Grace Hopper was honored by having an advanced US Navy warship named after her, the USS Hopper, launched in mid-1997.
A century later, in the 1970s, the computer language ADA was developed and named after Ada, Lady Lovelace. Based on the language PASCAL, ADA is a general-purpose language designed to be readable and easily maintained.