What Happened on August 15, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

81st PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 277 at Medinah Country Club

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Hugh Casson, British architect and artist (b. 1910)