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1995

INTERNET EVENTS

  • Netscape came out with a new browser based on Mosaic.

  • Windows 95 was able to handle the Internet better than any other Windows Version.

  • Microsoft invented another browser, again based on Mosaic called Internet Explorer and gave this away for free.

  • The World Wide Web had enough web sites created to make browsing a pleasant experience for the average consumer.

  • The internet got too big for NSF to fund. First Commercial Internet Service Providers (ISP's)- Sprint, Alternet and Performance Systems Internations (PSI) took over, charging the consumer about $3 per hour.

  • There were now about 10,000,000 hosts/nodes that made up the Internet.

  • There were about 100,000 Web Sites to browse.



CURRENT EVENTS

  • The Oklahoma City Bombing.

  • OJ Simpsons was found innocent on October 4th.

  • Large earthquake in Japan strikes.

  • The First Tibetan Freedom Concert.

  • The Ebola virus kills 244 Africans in Kikwit, Zaire in Central Africa.

  • Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. makes history as the first black American astronaut to walk in space

  • Captain Scott O'Grady of the Air Force was shotdown on June 2,1995 while flying a routine sortie over war-torn Bosnia. He was rescued 5 1/2 days later on June 8,1995.

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