On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1999

Historical Events

Music History

Rapper Jay-Z stabs record executive Lance "Un" Rivera at a night club in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Baker, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1955; World Series 1960; Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 74
  • William "Pop" Gates, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard and coach (Harlem Globetrotters "Legends" Ring 1995), dies at 82
1999 Highlights

About December 1, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

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