What Happened on November 18, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • In College Station, Texas, 12 are killed and 27 injured at Texas A&M University when a massive bonfire under construction collapses.

Famous Deaths

  • Doug Sahm, American country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero), dies at 58
  • Patrick Bowles, American writer and translator, dies at 88
  • Paul Bowles, American novelist (The Sheltering Sky ), dies at 88