On This Day

October 31, 1999 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Finnish McLaren driver Mika Häkkinen wins season ending Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka to clinch his second straight F1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 2 points from Irishman Eddie Irvine
  • Yachtsman Jesse Martin returns to Melbourne after 11 months of circumnavigating the world, solo, non-stop and unassisted.

Deaths in Sport

  • Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (b. 1975)
1999 in Sport