On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday

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)