On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1999

Historical Events

  • Nancy Mace becomes the first female cadet to graduate from The Citadel military college.

Famous Weddings

  • "ER" actor Goran Visnjic (34) weds Croatian artist Ivana Vrdoljak

Famous Deaths

  • Dana Plato, American actress (Kimberly-Diff'rent Strokes), dies at 34
  • Dirk Bogarde [Derek van den Bogaerde] British writer and actor (Death in Venice, Servant), dies at 78
  • Ed Gilbert, American actor (The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries), dies at 67
1999 Highlights

About May 8, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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