On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 20th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Connecticut beats St. John's, 82-63

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Viollet, English former soccer player (Manchester United), dies at 65
  • Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, 1st emir of Bahrain (1961-1999), dies of a heart attack at 65