What happened this day in history April 20, 1999

What are the important events that happened on April 20, 1999? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 20, 1999: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 20, 1999 is the 110th day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 255 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 7, 1999 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 15,409,440 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $80.93. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rabbit is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 20, 1999 Historical Events

  • 1999
    Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Colorado.

Who died on April 20, 1999?

  • 1999
    Cassie Bernall, Columbine High School massacre victim (b. 1981)
  • 1999
    Dylan Klebold, perpetrator of the Columbine High massacre (b. 1981)
  • 1999
    Eric David Harris, perpetrator of the Columbine High massacre (b. 1981)
  • 1999
    Rachel Joy Scott, Columbine High School massacre victim (b. 1981)
  • 1999
    Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
  • 1999
    Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist and comedian (b. 1896)

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