On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Benson, American baseball outfielder (Negro League All-Star 1940, 45-46), dies at 85
  • Red Norvo, American jazz vibraphonist known as "Mr. Swing" (Congo Blues; Knockin' on Wood), dies at 91
1999 Highlights

About April 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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