On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1999

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

South Korean defending champion Se Ri Pak wins the most crowded playoff in LPGA history (6) in the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-American final, Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 for his third straight Wimbledon title

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Garel, American artist and cartoonist (b.1917)
  • Ronald "Ronny" Graham [Stringer], American actor, director, composer, lyricist, and writer (M*A*S*H; Chico & the Man), dies of liver disease at 79
  • Ruby Johnson, American singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away), dies at 63
1999 Highlights

About July 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer