On This Day

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? 21 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius