Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.
1956: IBM introduces the RAMAC 305, the first "super computer" with a hard disk drive. The computer weighed more than a ton, required a forklift to move it and stored 5MB of data.
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