On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1999

Historical Events

  • Falun Gong is banned in the People's Republic of China, and a large scale crackdown of the practice is launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Pop Smoke [Bashar Barakah Jackson], American rapper and singer-songwriter (Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • Princess Alexandra of Hanover, daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco

Famous Deaths

  • Sandra Gould, American actress (b. 1916)
1999 Highlights

About July 20, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer