On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1999

Historical Events

  • Two Libyans suspected of bringing down Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 are handed over for eventual trial in the Netherlands.

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Talk show host Wayne Brady (26) weds dancer Mandie Taketa

Famous Deaths

  • Paul David, French-Canadian cardiologist (b. 1919)
1999 Highlights

About April 5, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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