On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1999

Historical Events

  • An agreement is reached by the NBA and the players union to end a 204-day lockout which shortened the season by 50 games

Famous Deaths

  • French Jazz piano virtuoso Michel Petrucciani dies in New York following a brief respiratory illness at age 36
1999 Highlights

About January 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn