The Montgolfier brothers tested their hot air balloon for the first time on 14th December 1782. After refinements and adjustments, the balloon technology was demonstrated on 4th June 1783.
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! [more...]