On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1999

Historical Events

  • 51st Emmy Awards: The Practice, Ally McBeal, Dennis Franz & Edie Falco win

Farm Aid Concert

Farm Aid 12 held in Bristow, Virginia; performers include Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews Band, Susan Tedeschi, Keb' Mo', Deana Carter, and Barenaked Ladies

  • Indonesia announces it will allow international peace-keepers into East Timor.

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi wins 2nd and final US title; beats fellow American Todd Martin 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2


Famous Deaths

  • Bill Quackenbush, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (8 x NHL All-Star; Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings) and coach (Princeton), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 77
1999 Highlights

About September 12, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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