On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1999

Historical Events

  • Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • "Ravishing" Rick Rude, American professional wrestler, dies at 40
  • Eric Harris, American mass murderer (Columbine High School shooter), dies at 18
  • Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet) and comedian, dies at 103
  • Victims and shooters of the Columbine High School massacre
1999 Highlights

About April 20, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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