USSR launches Sputnik, first artificial earth satellite.
Sure enough, after looking at the domain access logs, it was evident that many users were using the example domain in configuring their applications.
The first web-based machine translation system is developed by this Timeline's author, supporting 9 languages, and made available the following year to hundreds of thousands of users on OSIS and Intelink, both US government networks Countries connecting to NSFNET: Algeria (DZ), Armenia (AM), Bermuda (BM), Burkina Faso (BF), China (CN), Colombia (CO), Jamaica (JM), Jordan (JO), Lebanon (LB), Lithuania (LT), Macao (MO), Morocco (MA), New Caledonia (NC), Nicaragua (NI), Niger (NE), Panama (PA), Philippines (PH), Senegal (SN), Sri Lanka (LK), Swaziland (SZ), Uruguay (UY), Uzbekistan (UZ) Registration of domain names is no longer free.
Various ISPs suffer extended service outages, bringing into question whether they will be able to handle the growing number of users.
AOL (19 hours), Netcom (13 hours), AT&T World Net (28 hours - email only) The Internet Ad Hoc Committee announces plans to add 7 new generic Top Level Domains (g TLD): .firm, .store, .web, .arts, .rec, .info,
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The first text is the US Declaration of Independence (:dhr,msh:) International Conference on Computer Communications (ICCC) at the Washington D. Hilton with demonstration of ARPANET between 40 machines and the Terminal Interface Processor (TIP) organized by Bob Kahn.
(October) International Network Working Group (INWG) formed in October as a result of a meeting at ICCC identifying the need for a combined effort in advancing networking technologies. By 1974, INWG became IFIP WG 6.1 (:vgc:) First ARPANET mailing list, Msg Group, is created by Steve Walker.
The IAHC plan also calls for a competing group of domain registrars worldwide.