On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1999

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tony Hawk is the first skateboarder to land a "900"

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer, dies at 86
  • Harry "Sweets" Edison, American jazz and session trumpet player, dies of prostate cancer at 83
1999 Highlights

About July 27, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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