October 12, 1999: We started out with investing resources and personal finance news, fitting the bubble times we were in.
Also note the ad for "iParty.com" in the ad block; it was an online party supplies store. It would later be bought out by Party City:
1999 Pakistan coup:
[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the AOL.com home page, which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998. I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]