On This Day

July 8, 1999 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Historic Publication

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" the 3rd book of the series by J. K. Rowling is published by Bloomsbury in the UK

  • Allen Lee Davis is executed by electrocution by the state of Florida, the last use of the electric chair for capital punishment in Florida

Deaths in History

  • Pete Conrad, American astronaut (b. 1930)
1999 in History