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30 Remarkable Things That Happened In 1989

3. The World Wide Web Was Invented
It's amazing to think that the internet was invented barely 30 years ago, especially considering how much it's ingrained in our daily lives today. A software engineer named Berners-Lee was working in a physics lab in Geneva, Switzerland when he realized scientists needed an easy way to share information with each other all over the world. And thus the internet was born.