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The First Stored-Program Computer Sold to a Non-Governmental Customer in the U.S. (1954)


In 1954 UNIVAC I, serial 8, was installed at General Electric Appliance ParkLouisville, Kentucky. Serial 8 was the first stored-program electronic computer sold to a nongovernmental customer in the United States. It ran the "first successful industrial payroll application."