Internet Historical Background

Timeline created by Marissa Fortugno
  • Vennevar Bush

    Vennevar Bush
    Vennevar Bush publishes paper on memex mahince.
  • U.S.S.R.

    U.S.S.R.
    U.S.S.R. lanches Sputnik, the first artifical earth satelliete
  • J.C.R. Licklider

    J.C.R. Licklider
    "Man-Computer SYmboiosis" published by J.C.R. Licklider
  • Leonard Kleinrock

    Leonard Kleinrock
    Leonard Kleinrock- MIT "Information Flow in Large Communication Nets"
  • JCR Licklider and W. Clark

    JCR Licklider and W. Clark, MIT, "On-Line Man Computer Communication" Galactic Network concept encompassing distributed social interatactions
  • Licklider

    Licklider
    Licklier- founding director of ARPA's Infortmatio Procesing Techniques Office and the bahavioral science division
  • Licklider

    Licklider
    Licklider funds Engelbarts new "Augmentation Research Center" at Stanford
  • Paul Baran

    Paul Baran
    Paul Baran gets funding from the U.S. Air Force to experiment with a block switching network to protect communication during a nuclear war
  • ARPA

    ARPA
    ARPA sponsors study on "cooperative network of time-sharing computers"
  • Larry Roberts

    Larry Roberts
    Larry Roberts, MIT: "Towards a Cooperative Network of Time-Shared Computers" was the first ARPANET plan
  • Lawrence G Roberts

    Lawrence G Roberts
    First design paper on ARPANET published by Lawrence G Roberts
  • D.W. Davis

    D.W. Davis
    National Physical Laboratory in Middlesex, England develops NPL Data Network under D.W. Davis
  • ARPA

    ARPA
    ARPA mails out 140 requests for proposals ti prospective contractors to build the first four IMPs
  • ARPANET

    ARPANET
    ARPANET commisioned by DoD for researching into networking
  • ARPANET

    ARPANET
    ARPANET hosts start using Network Control Protocol
  • ARPANET

    ARPANET
    International COnference on Computer Communications with demonstartion of ARPANET between 40 machines
  • ARPANET

    ARPANET
    First internation connection to the ARPANET
  • DCA

    DCA
    Operational management of the Internet transferred to DCA (not DISA)
  • BITNET

    BITNET
    BITNET, the "Because It's Time NETwork" started
  • CSNET

    CSNET
    CSNET built by a collaboration of computer scientists
  • Desktop

    Desktop
    Desktop workations came into beginning
  • Domain Name System

    Domain Name System
    Domain Name System introduced
  • Countries with Internet

    Countries with Internet
    Countries with Internet: Australia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, and the UK
  • Tim Berners Lee

    Tim Berners Lee
    A scientist named Tim Berners Lee created the 'WWW' at CERN in Switzerland
  • United States

    United States
    New Internet phones catch the attention of the US telecommunication companies who asked the US Congress to ban that technology
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft releases its new windows 98, a very advanced computer
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft 2003 comes out
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft 2007 comes out
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft 2010 comes out