What Happened on November 18, 1999

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 roots-rock and Tex-Mex musician (Sir Douglas Quintet - "Mendocino"; Texas Tornadoes - "Adios Mexico"), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Paul Bowles, American novelist (The Sheltering Sky), translator, and composer, dies at 88
1999 Highlights

About November 18, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

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