This Day in History

This Day in History

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Check in every day to hear the top historical event for this day in past years. Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on July 16th. Amazon has only become more ubiquitous during the pandemic–it’s come a long way since this day in 1995 when the shopping giant debuted as an online bookseller. Founder Jeff Bezos’s motto was “get big fast,” and within a month, the fledgling retailer had shipped books to all 50 U.S. states and to 45 countries.

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