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Directive to establish ARPA is issued

Directive to establish ARPA is issued.

7 February, 1958

On 7th February 1958, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower passed a directive to establish the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). The network of the organisation, which came to be called ARPANET, was the precursor of the Internet.

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