In case it comes up, the first video uploaded to YouTube featured co-founder Jawed Karim discussing elephants at the San Diego Zoo.

The first book sold on Amazon was Fluid Concepts & Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought. And the first item sold on eBay was a non-functioning laser pointer.

Let's turn this into today's book giveaway. Got any other internet firsts we should know about? The person with the most interesting fact wins a copy of Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking: Uncork Your Creative Juices, by Michael Gelb.