On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFranjo Tuđman

Franjo Tuđman, Croatian politician and President of Croatia (1990-1999), dies of stomach cancer at 77

President of Croatia Franjo Tuđman
President of Croatia
Franjo Tuđman
  • Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof, Thomas en Senior op het spoor van Brute Berend), dies at 86
  • Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), dies of heart failure at 55
  • Shirley Hemphill, American actress (b. 1947)