The first successful message sent over ARPANET was the word “login” on October 29, 1969. Charley Kline, a student at UCLA, sent the message from the university’s SDS Sigma 7 Host computer to the Stanford Research Institute’s SDS 940 Host computer.
This makes Charley Kline the first Internet user!
A copy of Alexa's archive of web pages, totalling 2 TB in size, was given to the Library of Congress in 1998. [more...]