On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 61st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Duke, 77-74; Huskies' first title in first title game
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at 10006.78 - above the 10,000 mark for the first time ever

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Williams [Joseph Goreed], American jazz singer (Everyday I have the Blues), dies of natural causes at 80