What Happened on July 6, 1999

Historical Events

  • U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by fellow soldiers for his relationship with transgendered showgirl and former Navy combat medic, Calpernia Addams

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Winchell, American soldier murdered in his sleep by a fellow soldier at 21
  • Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938)
  • Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish composer, dies at 97
1999 Highlights

About July 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
  • UK #1 Song: 9PM (Till I Come) - ATB