On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1999

Historical Events

Golf Major

Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Priddis Greens GC: Australian Karrie Webb wins by 2 from Laura Davies of England

Historic Event

Petronas Towers officially opened in Kuala Lumpur as the world's tallest building by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at 451.9 m (1483 ft)

Famous Deaths

  • Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian-born writer (b. 1897)
1999 Highlights

About August 1, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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