from the how-it-came-to-be dept.
This one was sent in byAnt: a rather charming timeline-style history of the World Wide Web from 1989 to the present at W3history.org . It's full of both well-known and little-known facts. Read it in English or German, your choice.
"The way of the world is to praise dead saints and prosecute live ones."
-- Nathaniel Howe