What Happened on February 24, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

41st Grammy Awards: My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From Titanic), Lauryn Hill wins

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
  • A China Southern Airlines Tupolev TU-154 airliner crashes on approach to Wenzhou airport in eastern the People's Republic of China, killing 61.
  • The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national involved in an armed robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan (29) weds actress Kajol Mukherjee (24) on a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony in Juhu, Varsha

Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan
Actor & Bollywood Star
Ajay Devgan

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Dubus, American writer (b. 1936)
  • Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian labour leader (b. 1916)