On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ryder Cup Golf, The Country Club, Brookline: US wins 14½-13½ after trailing 10-6 going into the singles; win first 6 matches to set up victory; poor American crowd & team behaviour heavily criticised

Famous Weddings

  • Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Oseola McCarty, American philanthropist (b. 1908)