On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Crown Prince Mohammed Ben Al-Hassan is crowned King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the death of his father

Famous Deaths

  • Hassan II [Mawlāy al-Ḥasan Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf], King of Morocco (1961-99), dies of natural causes at 70