On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1999

Historical Events

  • Discovery Program: Lunar Prospector - NASA intentionally crashes the spacecraft into the Moon, thus ending its mission to detect frozen water on the moon's surface

Famous Weddings

Patrick Dempsey

Actor Patrick Dempsey (33) weds makeup artist Jillian Fink

Phil Esposito

NHL player Phil Esposito (57) weds Bridget Leigh

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito

1999 Highlights

About July 31, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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