1948-The Univac 1 is made. It was the first computer to be sold commercially.
1959-Cobol is created. To save memory, only two digits were used for the date.
1960 to 1970-A few problems rise but the two digit date is kept.
1970-Bill Schoen, a programmer is hit with the idea of the problem.
1970 to 1985- Schoen tries to drum up interest in the Y2K disaster.
1979-Robert Bemer, a journalist, makes a widely published prediction. He retires three years later in '82.
1983-Bill Shoen starts a small organization to warn people. No Luck!
1984-Paul Gillins, a journalist for "Computerworld" magazine writes an article about Y2K. Few pay any attention.
1990-People really start to understand and see the importance of the problem.
Now-The world is buzzing and busy getting ready for the oncoming situation.
2000-The bomb will go off. Whether the effects will be sereious or not, we do not know.