Why Famous: Kilby co-invented the first microchip along with Robert Noyce, revolutionizing computing and all other electronics equipment. The microchip is now an essential part of all modern appliances.
Kilby also invented the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.
- 1948-06-27 Inventor Jack Kilby (24) weds Barbara Annegers
- 1958-09-12 Jack Kilby demonstrates his first integrated circuit (IC) to his supervisor
- Jack St. Claire Kilby - Lemelson-MIT