Tops 10 of the firsts ever domain names registered
On Wednesday July 18th, 2018

Tops 10 of the firsts ever domain names registered

Many experts agree that the first Internet protocol system appeared in the late 1960s, but what about domain names ?
 

A network and software engineer, Frederic Cambus made a list with the oldest domain names registered by performing specific whois requests. 
 

Here are the top 10 oldest domain names !

 

.NET

.COM

.ORG

creation

domain

creation

domain

creation

domain

1985-01-01

nordu.net

1985-03-15

symbolics.com

1985-07-10

mitre.org

1986-04-01

broken.net

1985-04-24

bbn.com

1986-03-25

src.org

1986-11-05

nsf.net

1985-05-24

think.com

1986-07-10

super.org

1987-01-27

nyser.net

1985-07-11

mcc.com

1987-01-07

aero.org

1987-05-20

uu.net

1985-09-30

dec.com

1987-01-15

mcnc.org

1987-07-21

sesqui.net

1985-11-07

northrop.com

1987-04-02

rand.org

1988-05-25

mr.net

1986-01-09

xerox.com

1987-04-04

mn.org

1988-06-09

oar.net

1986-01-17

sri.com

1987-05-01

rti.org

1988-07-08

sura.net

1986-03-03

hp.com

1987-07-14

usenix.org

1988-09-07

the.net

1986-03-05

bellcore.com

1987-09-03

software.org

 


Most of these domain names are still active and bring to sites more or less obsolete ! Some of them are owned by companies such as HP, Xerox.com still RTI International while others are now owned by individuals such as the domain dec.com.

 

 

Victor JULIA

 

 


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