Symbolics dot com turns 29 today!

Aron Meystedt owns

Aron Meystedt owns

Symbolics.comthe first domain name ever to be registered – turned 29 years old today.

The domain name was registered on Friday, March 15th, 1985 by Symbolics, Inc., a computer manufacturer headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the time.

In 2009 was sold to XF Investments, owned by domain investor Aaron Meystedt, who eventually turned the domain into a digital museum of domain history.

Happy birthday,! 😀

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4 Responses to “Symbolics dot com turns 29 today!”
  1. Aaron Strong says:

    “Symbolics-the first domain name ever to be registered”……I always thought Nordu(dot)net was the first domain registered. Symbolics being the first dot com…….Happy Birthday Symbolics!….

  2. DomainGang says:

    Aaron – was ‘reserved’, not registered 😉 was the first domain that was applied for, approved and registered.

  3. Aaron Strong says:

    Thank you for the clarification. Truly appreciated.

  4. TW says:

    Happy birthday, Symbolics!

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