Google registered its domain 20 years ago today
Monday 15 September 1997 probably didn’t seem like a particularly momentous day at the time.
But while everyone was jamming to ‘Honey’ by Mariah Carey and considering going to see cutting-edge thriller ‘The Game’ in the cinema, Larry page and Sergey Brin were registering the Google domain name.
The project, which was originally given the creepy name BackRub, had started a year early while the pair were students at Stanford.
Twenty years later, Google is...