On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1999

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"The West Wing" created by Alan Sorkin and starring Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe and Richard Schiff, debuts on NBC

Music awardsMusic Awards

33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride and Tim McGraw win

Singer Shania Twain
Shania Twain

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGeorge C. Scott

George C. Scott, American actor (Dr. Strangelove), dies of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at 71

  • Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist, dies at 81
1999 Highlights

About September 22, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo