On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1999

Historical Events

  • Michael Johnson breaks the 400 metres world record with a time of 43.18 seconds.

Famous Deaths

  • Lilo Hardel, German writer, dies at 85
1999 Highlights

About August 26, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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