80s History – 03/15/1985 First Internet Domain Name is Registered

On March 15, 1985, the first ever domain name in history to be registered was Symbolics.com. It was first owned by a company called Symbolics Inc., a firm based in Cambridge, MA. Technically Not the First Domain Symbolics.com however was not the first domain name to ever exist. A research collaboration firm based in Scandinavia […]
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80s History – 07/07/1981 First Woman Appointed to the US Supreme Court

Back in July 7, 1981, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that he would nominate the first ever woman to the United States Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor. She was to replace Potter Stewart who was about to retire. O’Connor was notified a day before the actual nomination and she was caught unaware as she didn’t even […]
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80s History – 03/30/1981 The Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt

The assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan happened on March 30, 1981, just 69 days after he stepped into office. While the president was leaving a speaking engagement in Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., he together with three companions were shot. A little bit past two o’clock in the afternoon, he left the hotel […]
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