On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1999

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

"Breathe" single released by Faith Hill (Billboard Song of the Year 2000)

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
  • Rain prevents play on the final day of the 3rd cricket Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Colombo; despite 105 from Ricky Ponting, Sri Lanka wins first ever Test series v Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Art Farmer, American trumpet player (Farmer's Market, The Jazztet), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Bernard Buffet, French painter (Expressionism), dies at 71
  • Erik Brødreskift (aka Grim), Norwegian black metal musician (b. 1969)
1999 Highlights

About October 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra