Quite a lot can change in 20 years. In 1997, the iPod was still a few years away, Bill Clinton started his second term as US President, and a domain for a search index called ‘Google!’ was registered. In fact, today marks the 20 year anniversary of Google.com’s domain registration.
Happy domain-iversary! Celebrating 20 years since we registered https://t.co/ePnBWEpWpj with a whooole lot of o’s. pic.twitter.com/FQh30rSDDk
— Google (@Google) September 15, 2017
If you look at the WHOIS information for the site, you can see it was created on September 15, with an IANA ID of 292.
Google.com was registered 20 years ago today was written by the awesome team at Android Police.