On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Fortunate" single by Maxwell is released (Billboard Music Award Best R&B Single of the Year)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerhard Herzberg, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
  • Lee Philips, American actor and director (Peyton Place, Ellery Queen), dies of progressive supranuclear palsy at 72