World Wide Web Celebrates 15th Anniversary


How old is the internet? When did the world wide web start? The web was born 15 years ago in August 1991. Tim Berners-Lee formally introduced his world wide project to the world on the alt.hypertext newsgroup.

The BBC celebrates the 15 web anniversary by presenting an Internet timeline that traces the web’s explosion from a tool for physicists to a part of everyday life. You will find some cool historical facts about the development of the world wide web.

Some notable ones are the Mosaic web browser launched on April 1993 was the first browser to run on Windows Operating system. Microsoft Hotmail launched on July 1996 and Google’s first office opened in September 1998 in a garage! Check out the amazing history of the web…


One comment on “World Wide Web Celebrates 15th Anniversary

  1. peter noad says:

    it’s Gobsmacking good

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