Sequence of interesting and memorable events taking place in July 4th continues to the current day. Hotmail, one of the first email providers first went live on July 4th, 1996. Remember that the name came from the Internet term HTML And the company was sold to Microsoft in 1997 for reported $400 million. And how far have we come? Hotmail offered two megabytes of free storage. These days, Google's Gmail offers 15 gigabytes of free storage. Out of this world Moments have taken place on July 4th and No, We're not talking about alien invasion and will Smith MOVIE Independence Day. On July 4th, 1997 the Mars Pathfinder rover landed on the Red Planet, its mission to analyze Mars's atmosphere, Climate and geology. Here's what things sounded like from NASA that day. This is a moment

Coming up next