On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • New Zealand win their 3rd Tri Nations Rugby Series as South Africa edges Australia, 10-9 in Cape Town; All Blacks' only defeat comes in final round dead rubber, 28-7 against Wallabies in Sydney

Famous Deaths

  • Pat Mullin, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1947-48; Detroit Tigers), dies at 81
  • Pee Wee [Harold] Reese, American baseball player (Dodgers), dies at 81