What Happened on January 14, 1999

Historical Events

  • Mel Lastman, Mayor of Toronto, calls in the Army to help with snow removal and emergency medical evacuations after major snowstorm hits the city

Famous Birthdays

  • Declan Rice, English footballer (Arsenal, England), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
Born in 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Aldo van Eyck, Dutch architect (City Hall), dies at 80
  • Jerzy Grotowski, Polish theatre director (b. 1933)
  • Robin Bailey, British actor (See No Evil, I Didn't Know You Cared), dies of respiratory failure at 79
1999 Highlights

About January 14, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Have You Ever? - Brandy
  • UK #1 Song: Praise You - Fatboy Slim