On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1999

Historical Events

  • A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000.
1999 Highlights

About August 17, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo