On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1999

Historical Events

  • 65th Sugar Bowl: #3 Ohio State beats #8 Texas A&M, 24-14
  • 85th Rose Bowl: #9 Wisconsin beats #6 UCLA, 38-31
  • International Year of Elderly
  • The Euro currency is introduced.
1999 Highlights

About January 1, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: New Year's Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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