On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1999

Historical Events

  • Tampa Bay 3rd baseman Wade Boggs becomes the first MLB player to hit a home run for his 3,000th hit in Devil Rays' 15-10 loss v Cleveland

Famous Birthdays

  • Sydney McLaughlin, American hurdler and sprinter, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Connell, British writer and broadcaster, dies at 83
  • Brion James, American actor (b. 1945)
1999 Highlights

About August 7, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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