October 29, 1969
DescriptionThe first two nodes of the ARPANET, the earliest incarnation of the Internet, are interconnected between Network Measurement Center at the UCLA's School of Engineering and Applied Science and NLS system at SRI International in Menlo Park, California, USA
RateStrong importance (9)
"We set up a telephone connection between us and the guys at SRI ...", Kleinrock ... said in an interview: "We typed the L and we asked on the phone, "Do you see the L?" "Yes, we see the L," came the response. We typed the O, and we asked, "Do you see the O." "Yes, we see the O." Then we typed the G, and the system crashed ... Yet a revolution had begun" ....