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.

Sport awardPGA Championship

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

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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? 21 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo