On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Toronto Maple Leafs play their first NHL home game at Air Canada Centre; Steve Thomas scores overtime winner in a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Siskel, American film critic (b. 1946)
  • Sarah Kane, English playwright (b. 1971)