What Happened on December 26, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Severe weather in France kills over 100 people and causes extensive damage to property, trees and the French national power grid (see Lothar).

Famous Deaths

  • Curtis Mayfield, American musician (b. 1942)
  • Shankar Dayal Sharma, Indian politician, ninth President of India (1992-97), dies at 81