On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1999

Historical Events

  • Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Medinah CC: Tiger Woods wins his 2nd major by 1 stroke from Spaniard Sergio Garcia

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Hugh Casson, British architect and artist (b. 1910)
1999 Highlights

About August 15, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

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