When did credit cards come out?
The first credit card in widespread use was Diner's Club. It came out in February, 1950.
In 1950 the first universal credit card was introduced by Diners’ Club, Inc.
The first universal credit card, which could be used at a variety of establishments, was introduced by the Diners' Club, Inc., in 1950. Another major card of this type, known as a travel and entertainment card, was established by the American Express Company in 1958.
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