History Blog

September 23

Happy Birthday RIP Raymond Charles Robinson(1930–2004) “Mickey Rooney”(Joseph Yule Jr 1920–2014) ; Julio Iglesias de la Cueva–80 Mary Kay Place–76 Bruce Springsteen–74 “Rosalind” Chao( 赵家玲)–66 Jason Alexander(Greenspan)–64 Kenneth “Chi” McBride–62 Alexander Proyas–60 Anthony Mackie–45 ; 1846 – Astronomers Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier, John Couch Adams and Johann Gottfried Galle collaborate on the discovery of the planet Neptune ; 2002 – The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) is released which was based on Gecko and HTML4 and successor to Netscape Navigator. The first Internet browser was Mosaic, released in 1993 developed by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1994 Netscape Navigator was released followed by Internet Explorer in 1995 also based on the same core code as mosaic.