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World's First Website - Info.cern.ch was the address of the world's first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN. The first web page address was http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html, which centred on information regarding the WWW project. (http://info.cern.ch/)

World's First Newspaper - Johann Carolus' Relation aller F├╝rnemmen und gedenckw├╝rdigen Historien, published in 1605 in Strasbourg, is often recognized as the first newspaper. In 1556, the government of Venice first published the monthly Notizie scritte.

World's First Computer - Antikythera, a 2,000-year-old Greek machine, is the world’s oldest computer. It’s also the world’s first green computer. A dictionary-size assemblage of 37 interlocking dials crafted with the precision and complexity of a 19th-century Swiss clock, the Antikythera mechanism was used for modeling and predicting the movements of the heavenly bodies as well as the dates and locations of upcoming Olympic games.

World's First University - Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, is considered to be the first university in the world. It was founded roughly the same time as the city of Cairo, in 969 AD. The first lecture was delivered in 975 AD. Nanjing University (National Central University) in China was founded in 258 CE. In Korea, Taehak was founded in 372 and Gukhak was established in 682. Nalanda University an ancient university was established in the 5th century CE in Bihar, India. Academy of Gundishapur of Iran, was an important medical centre of the 6th and 7th centuries CE.

World's First Artificial Satellite - Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite was successfully launched on October 4, 1957.
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