Feb. 11, 1965 IBM introduces the 1130 (Models A1, A2, B1 and B2).
Also announced is the IBM 1132 printer, the lowest online computer printer ever announced by IBM at that time.

Fourth Quarter 1965 First customer shipments begin from the San Jose plant.

August 9, 1966 IBM rolls out the 1130 synchronous communications adapter, which permits the small 1130 system to be connected by regular leased telephone lines to, and function as a communications terminal for, any model of the IBM System/360.

April 17, 1967 A four-way expansion of the 1130 is announced (Models B3, C2, C3, D2 and D3), involving:

January 1968 First shipments begin of the 1130 Models B3, C2, C3, D2 and D3.

July 1968 The Boca Raton plant begins shipping the 1130.

July 22, 1971 1130 Models 4A and 4B are introduced at new levels of economy.

September 1971 First customer shipments begin of the 1130 Model 4.

May 31, 1972 Models 1C, 1D, 5B, 5C and 5D are announced.