On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1999

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)
  • Howard Boatwright, American composer and violinist, dies at 80
  • Sarah Kane, English playwright (b. 1971)
1999 Highlights

About February 20, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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