What Happened on September 11, 1999

Historical Events

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her first Grand Slam title; beats World #1 Martina Hingis 6-3, 7-6

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Famous Deaths

  • Belkis Ayón, Cuban printmaker (collography), commits suicide at 32
  • Gonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)
1999 Highlights

About September 11, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bailamos - Enrique Iglesias
  • UK #1 Song: Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of…) - Lou Bega