When was the Internet born? And who invented it?

Every day you click and tap devices, most likely using the internet to answer your questions, stay up to date on current events, and keep in touch with people in the world around you.

The internet and its modern form, however, has changed over the years and is relatively new. While today’s youth grew up with the internet, many people didn’t. So when was the internet created? And who invented it? We have the answers for you.

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When was the internet invented?

The date of birth of the Internet is widely believed to be January 1, 1983, but the road to its creation began long before the necessary technology for the Internet existed.

The birth date of the Internet is widely believed to be January 1, 1983.

The creation of the internet involved the work of many scientists and engineers, with many of the people who worked to create it having a vision for the internet long before the technology to create it was invented, according to History.com. Since the early 1900s inventor Nikola Tesla had thought of a “worldwide wireless system”. (Yes, the electric car company Tesla is named after him).