On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Amália Rodrigues, Portuguese fado singer, dies at 79
  • Francis Turner, American civil engineer (oversaw the Interstate Highway System), dies at 90
  • Gorilla Monsoon, American pro wrestler (Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame) and commentator (WWF), dies from heart failure at 62
1999 Highlights

About October 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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