Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

15 fantastic firsts on the Internet

Filed under
Web

Trailblazers, creatives and innovators have taken the Internet to where it is today and made it an essential part of our everyday lives. We have selected a number of interesting “firsts” from the history of the Internet (and the Web) for your reading pleasure.

After all, if we can look back on March 10, 1876, when Alexander Graham Bell initiated the first phone call with the words “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you,” we can surely have a look back at some more recent events that have shaped our lives.

These 15 firsts have been divided into three sections:

* Internet firsts – Notable firsts on the Internet.
* Web firsts – Notable firsts on the Web.
* Web service firsts – Firsts for a few notable web services.

Let’s get going!




re: firsts

They left out October 7th 2009, the day that Jimmy Wells, age 37, was the first Ubuntu fanboy to get kissed by a girl, Bertha Corkins, age 28, for saving her cat "missy" which was stuck in a tree. Apparently Mr. Wells used a stack of old outdated Ubuntu CD's to create a huge pile of rubbish, sufficiently tall enough for the cat to crawl down.

Vonskippys firsts

Dr Raymondillo prescribes 2 dried green frog pills to aforementioned vonskippy to assist in his hopefully successful withdrawal from Ubuntu addiction Smile

Have a great day (and 2 more for me I think)

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

Xubuntu 15.04: quick screenshot tour

The 23rd of April 2015 was the date when Canonical released the set of their new operating systems: Ubuntu 15.04 family. It includes Ubuntu itself, Ubuntu MATE and GNOME editions, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu and so on. Read more

Another Surprise: Mageia 5 RC is available!

I don't know why DistroWatch seemed to have missed it, but Mageia 5 RC is available for download. Read more

Another Surprise: Mageia 5 RC is available!

I don't know why DistroWatch seemed to have missed it, but Mageia 5 RC is available for download. Read more

Another Surprise: Mageia 5 RC is available!

I don't know why DistroWatch seemed to have missed it, but Mageia 5 RC is available for download. Read more