On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 23-10; Keyshawn Johnson, NY Jets, QB; Ty Law, New England Patriots, CB

Famous Deaths

  • Hussein ibn Talal, King of Jordan (1952-99), dies at 63
  • José Silva, author of Silva Method and the Silva UltraMind ESP System (b. 1914)
  • King Hussein of Jordan (b. 1935)
  • Robert "Bobby" Troup, American jazz pianist and actor (Emergency, Acapulco), dies of a heart attack at 80