August 31, 1999 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • "Fly" 5th studio album by Dixie Chicks is released (Grammy Award Best Country Album 2000, Billboard Album of the Year 2000)
  • A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including 2 on the ground.
  • The first of a series of apartment bombings in Moscow, killing one person and wounding 40 others.