How to see your first-ever Amazon order

Here’s a fun activity for a lazy Saturday: Look and see what your first-ever Amazon purchase was.

Mine was in late November 1999. I apparently ordered the first two books in KA Applegate’s Everworld series of young adult novels, plus a copy of Monty Python’s Life of Brian on VHS. What can I say? I was a weird kid:

I asked around the Business Insider newsroom, and our Matt Rosoff ordered “Letters To Wendy’s,” an album by Joe Wenderoth, on CD:

Finding yours is pretty easy. Just go to and click the “Your Account” button in the upper-right corner:

Then click “Your Orders:”

It will prompt you to put in your password. I can’t help you with that part, but once it’s done, you’ll see this screen. Click the dropdown menu indicated here:

Scroll all the way down to the bottom of that dropdown, like so:

In my case, it’s 1999, but for you it may well be different. Either way, it will show you your earliest Amazon orders. Enjoy your walk down memory lane!

Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through his personal investment company Bezos Expeditions.

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