On This Day

October 9, 1999 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The last flight of the US aircraft Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird"

Deaths in History

  • Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (b. 1914)
  • Morris West, Australian novelist (Shoes of the Fisherman), dies at 83