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History of the Internet
11 Dec 2017
Sputnik 1 Launched
Advanced Research Projects Agency created.
Information Processing Techniques Office is formed.
J.C.R Licklider developed the concept of a network for social interactions.
ARPA awards a contract to Bolt, Baranek, and Knewman Corporation to develop IMP.
First planned message was sent over ARPANET.
Robert Kahn introduces idea of an open-architecture network.
NSFNet was placed in operation.
ARPANET shuts down.
First working hypertext system developed.
CERN develops hypertext.
First Web Server in the USA
Mosiac is released.
Marc Andreesen sets up his own company, Mossiac Communications Corp.
Fist WWW Conference is held.
WWW Conference Committee formed.
Atlantic Cable Laid
Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E) assigns a Command and Control project to ARPA.
Robert Taylor, Licklider' s replacement, suggested that existing machines can be used to link sites.
UCLA is responsible for the setup of an ARPANET.
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