On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1999

Historical Events

  • Britain's House of Lords votes to end the right of hereditary peers to vote in Britain's upper chamber of Parliament.

Famous Deaths

  • Hoyt Axton, American songwriter, singer ("No No Song"; "Joy To The World"; "I've Never Been To Spain"), and actor (McCloud; Gremlins; The Rousters), dies of a heart attack at 61
1999 Highlights

About October 26, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years
Leap Year: No

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