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This page will soon contain information about all of the browsers in existence.

1990Edit

December 23: CERN creates Nexus (WorldWideWeb browser; the first recorded browser release)

1991Edit

May 14: CERN launches Line Mode Browser (first browser designed to work with any operating system in its existence)

1992Edit

March 9: ViolaWWW launched (first widely popular browser)

July 25: Joseph Wang launches tkWWW

November 16: Tony Johnson launched MidasWWW

Unknown date: Lynx was launched

1993Edit

January 23: NCSA launches Mosaic (first popular graphic browser)

June 8: Cello is released.

December 25: AMosaic is released.

1994Edit

May: Spyglass launches their own version of Mosaic.

November: SlipKnot is released.

December 15: Netscape Navigator is released

Unknown date: IBM WebExplorer is released

1995Edit

August 16: The first version of Internet Explorer is launched by Microsoft.

November: The second version of Internet Explorer is released.

Unknown date: UdiWWW is released

Unknown date: OmniWeb is launched

1996Edit

March: Netscape Navigator 2.0 is launched.

April 22:Opera 2 is released.

April 23: Internet Explorer launches a separate version for Mac users.

July: Amaya ia launched.

July 28: IBrowse is launched as a follow-up to AMosaic.

August 13: Internet Explorer 3 is released.

August 19: Netscape Navigator 3.0 is released.

November: Pocket Internet Explorer 1 was launched.

December 22: Arachne is launched.

Unknown date: AWeb is launched

1997Edit

June: Netscape Navigator 4.0 is launched.

September: Internet Explorer 4 is released.

December 1: Opera 4 is released.

1998Edit

TBA

1999Edit

March 18: Internet Explorer 5 is launched

2000Edit

Dec. 6: Opera 5 is released

2001Edit

August 27: Internet Explorer 6 is launched

2002Edit

TBA

2003Edit

January 7: Safari is launched.

2004Edit

November 9: Mozilla Firefox 1.0 is launched.

2005Edit

July: AOL Explorer is launched

November 29: Firefox 1.5 is launched

2006Edit

January 30: SeaMonkey is launched.

April 21: Mozilla Suite released its last version.

October 18: Internet Explorer 7 is launched.

October 24: Firefox 2 is launched.

2007Edit

TBA

2008Edit

June 17: Firefox 3 is launched

September 2: Google Chrome is launched for the first time.

2009Edit

March 19: Internet Explorer 8 is released.

June 30: Firefox 3.5 is launched.

2010Edit

January 21: Firefox 3.6 is launched

2011Edit

March 14: Internet Explorer 9 is released to the public.

March 22: Firefox 4 is released to the public.

June 20: Firefox 5 is released as a part of Mozilla's quick small releases.

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