This website has 10 geography games for students to play on the computer or on wii! I think that students would love to play these, especially since they would get to use the computer (if they had access to one)
In 1936 Vladimir Lukyanov built a water computer that was the world's first computer for solving (partial) differential equations. The operator solved the equations by "playing around" with a series of interconnected tubes filled with water.
1946 The ENIAC was invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania. ENIAC stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. By the time ENIAC was completed in November of 1945 however the war was over.