On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1999

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Thabo Mbeki is elected 2nd President of a democratic South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Snail Mail [Linsey Jordan], American indie-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, born in Ellicott City, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • (David Edward) "Screaming Lord" Sutch, English rocker ("Jack The Ripper"), and politician (founder of Official Monster Raving Loony Party), commits suicide at 58
1999 Highlights

About June 16, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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