May 3, 1999 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is slammed by an F5 tornado killing forty-two people, injuring 665, and causing $1 billion in damage. The tornado was one of 66 from the 1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak.
  • Stephen Hendry defeats Mark Williams 18-11 to win the World Snooker Championship for a record seventh time.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time in its history at 11,014.70.