Historical Events on August 31st, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including 2 on the ground.

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Dino Ciccarelli retires from the NHL

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
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Dino Ciccarelli
  • The first of a series of apartment bombings in Moscow, killing one person and wounding 40 others.