The 9th Day of September

First case of a computer bug 1947

A software bug is an error, flaw or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended ways.

 The first ever computer bug was found on the 9th September 147 in the Harvard Mark II at Harvard University. An actual moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II.

First case of a computer bug 1947

The Harvard Mark II, also known as Aiken Relay Calculator, was an electromechanical computer built under the direction of Howard Aiken and was finished in 1947. It was financed by the United States Navy. Howard Aiken and Grace Hopper worked together to program and build the Mark II.

Extra Note: The Harvard Mark II weighted 25 short tons (23 t).

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