What Happened on April 19, 1999

Historical Events

  • 103rd Boston Marathon: Joseph Chebet of Kenya takes men's title in 2:09:52; 3-peat for Fatuma Roba of Ethiopia in women's race in 2:23:25
  • German Reichstag reopens with new glass dome by architect Norman Foster
  • The German Bundestag returns to Berlin.
1999 History

Famous Deaths

  • David Sanes, US Navy employee
  • Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal and female camp guard at Ravensbrück and Majdanek concentration camps, dies at 79

About April 19, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Scrubs - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Perfect Moment - Martine Mccutcheon