July 16, 1999 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are killed in a plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. The Piper Saratoga aircraft was piloted by Kennedy.

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.

Deaths in History

  • Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. (b. 1966)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John F. Kennedy Jr., American publisher (George) and lawyer, dies in a plane crash at 38

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.