On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1999

Historical Events

  • Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India

Famous Deaths

  • Graham Staines, Australian missionary (b. 1941)
  • William M. Batten, American businessman and CEO (NY Stock Exchange 1976-84), dies at 89
1999 Highlights

About January 22, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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