What Happened on April 4, 1999

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jack Ma founds Chinese internet company Alibaba

Sports History

The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Graham Marsh of Australia wins his second Champions Tour major by 3 strokes from Larry Nelson


Famous Birthdays

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason, British classical cellist (the Chineke! Orchestra; The Kanneh-Masons), born in Nottingham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Aldus Roger, American Cajun accordionist (Lafayette Playboys - "Les Haricots Sont Pas Salés"), dies at 84
  • Early Wynn, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Cy Young Award 1959 Chicago WS; MLB wins leader 1954, 59; 9 x MLB All Star; Cleveland Indians), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Faith Domergue, American actress and early "scream queen" (Vendetta, House of 7 Corpses), dies at 74
1999 Highlights

About April 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Scrubs - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Flat Beat - Mr Oizo