So what is the internet and how did it start?
1965- The first ever connection between two computers happened using packet switching.
1969- The first attempt to send a message between two computers failed as the system crashed halfway throw changing the message from ‘login’ to ‘lo’.
1972- BBN introduced network emailing.
1973- Global networking happens as London and Norway connect to ARPANET, the term internet was created.
1974- Telenet was created as the first ever commercial internet service provider.
1979- Usenet forms to host news and discussion groups.
1983- Domain Name System was developed
1987- Cisco ships the first routers
1990- Tim Berners-Lee develops HyperText Markup Language (HTML).
1991- Cern introduces World-Wide-Web to the public
1994- Netscape internet browser was launched follow by Microsoft version for windows 95.
1998- Google was born
The full list of events which happened including the list above can be found here at – http://www.livescience.com/20727-internet-history.html