Soviet Union Launches Sputnik I, the worlds first man made sattelite.<br />1957<br />
In response to Sputnik, President Eisenhower forms the Advanced Research Projects Agency or ARPA.<br /> Just four months after the launch of Sputnik, U.S. launches their first satellite Explorer I.<br />1958<br />
ARPA begins its computer network ARPANET.<br />1966<br />
ARPANET’s first network connection is made between computers at UCLA and Stanford.<br />1969<br />
Len Kleinrockinventes electronic mail or email.<br />1973<br />
ARPANET is shutdown after 20 years.<br />1989<br />
Tim Berners-Lee inventes the World Wide Web or WWW.<br />1991<br />
The Internet becomes available to the public. <br />Early 1990s <br />
Millions of people around the world using Google, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, Bing, Yahoo, and Twitter.<br />1990-Today<br />
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