ARPANET Data Link Went Into Service

The first ARPANET link was put into service on November 21, 1969. ARPANET, a data communications network developed by American researchers J.C.R. Licklider, Robert Taylor as part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Advanced Research Projects Agency. The computer science department at the University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA was connected to a laboratory computer at the Stanford Research Institute, Stanford, CA, USA. Over the next decade, ARPANET included many government and university computers.

Date:
      November 21, 1969
Name(s):
      J.C.R. Licklider, Robert Taylor
Occupation:
      researchers
Location:
      Los Angeles, CA, USA

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