On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1999

Historical Events

  • 125th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley wins aboard Charismatic for his second Derby victory (1991 on Strike The Gold)

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Animated series "SpongeBob SquarePants", created by Stephen Hillenburg, debuts on Nickelodeon

Cartoonist and Voice Actor Stephen Hillenburg
Cartoonist and Voice Actor
Stephen Hillenburg

Famous Weddings

  • "As Good As It Gets" actor Greg Kinnear (35) weds British model Helen Labdon (29)
  • "Dixie Chicks" singer Emily Erwin (26) weds singer-songwriter Charlie Robison (34) at Lone Star State in Texas
1999 Highlights

About May 1, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus