On December 25, 1990, the World Wide Web (WWW) was born in Geneva, Switzerland, as computer scientists Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau (KAH’-yoh) created the world’s first hyperlinked webpage.

More on the history of the WWW here.

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Tim Berners-Lee for CERN, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

(H/T Jon Ehrlichman on Twitter)