The first workable prototype of the Internet was invented.
May 24, 1844
The first message in history was transmitted on May 24, 1844 at 8:45 a.m. Morse in Washington telegraphed to Vail in Baltimore, "What Hath God Wrought."
German inventor Johannes Gutenberg was a political exile from Mainz, Germany when he began experimenting with printing in France. He returned to Mainz several years later and by 1450, had a printing machine perfected and ready to use commercially
Ts'ai Lun makes the first paper in China.
First written languages are developed by the Sumerian people of southern Mesopotamia.