What Happened on February 4, 1999

Historical Events

  • MV New Carissa runs aground near Coos Bay, Oregon
  • Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
1999 Highlights

About February 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
  • UK #1 Song: You Don't Know Me - Armand Van Helden Ft. Duane Haeden