On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Neville Bonner, the first Indigenous Australian to become a member of the Parliament of Australia, dies at 76
  • Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1906)
1999 Highlights

About February 5, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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