The first known WAN was created by the U.S. Air Force.
The first online message was sent.
The first network email was sent by computer engineer Ray Tomlinson.
The first web page went live.
Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos from his garage.
Google was founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
A Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg launches The Facebook.
More than 5 billion internet users around the globe.