December 24th Events

December 24th

12-24-2013 Queen Elizabeth II grants Alan Turing a pardon. His code breaking prowess helped the Allies win against the Nazis. He was a mathematical genius and his theories laid the foundation for the computer age. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling describing Turing’s treatment for being gay unjust, said that the code breaker “deserves to be remembered and recognized for his fantastic contribution to the war effort and his legacy to science.”


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