The Internet By damacca Jan 1, 1957 Sputnik Launch of the USSR satalite Sputnik Jan 1, 1957 Arpa ARPA formed (Advanced Research Projects Agency) Jan 1, 1962 Network Order US Airforce ordered the creation of a network capable of surviving a nuclear atack. Jan 1, 1969 ARPANET ARPANET created with a network between University of California at Santa Barbara, and University of Utah, University of California at Los Angeles, and Stanford Research Institute. Jan 1, 1972 e-mail First e-mail program written. Jan 1, 1973 TCP/IP Development starts on TCP/IP by ARPA, used to allow different networks to connect. Jan 1, 1974 IP address The IP address was first used, as a place to direct information. Jan 1, 1983 Domain Names Domain names invented, the URLs we use, as a place to direct packets. Servers converted the names into IP addresses. Jan 1, 1992 World Wide Web The world wide web was released as a means to access pages of information that are contained on severs. Jan 1, 1996 Internet2 Internet2 experimentation commenced. Jan 1, 1997 Google Google launched. Jan 1, 2000 Google Milestone Google reaches 1 billion URLs and are deemed world’s largest search engine. Jan 1, 2005 Users Milestone 1 Billion Internet users.