On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1999

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" the 3rd book of the series by J. K. Rowling is published by Bloomsbury in the UK

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
  • Allen Lee Davis is executed by electrocution by the state of Florida, the last use of the electric chair for capital punishment in Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Pete Conrad, American astronaut (b. 1930)
1999 Highlights

About July 8, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer