The NeXT computer used by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 to create the world’s first website. Berners-Lee’s site went live in 1991. Even if you can’t name the inventor of the World Wide Web (It’s Tim Berners-Lee), you’ll probably want to celebrate one of the information network’s most important milestones. On August 6, 1991 , 25 years ago, Berners-Lee published the world’s first website from a lab in the Swiss Alps.

The site, originally found at the clunky URL

It was updated frequently after launching; therefore, images of its earliest versions were never saved. Nevertheless, a later copy from 1992 is still preserved and welcoming visitors.