What happened this day in history July 6, 1999

What are the important events that happened on July 6, 1999? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 6, 1999: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 6, 1999 is the 187th day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 178 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 23, 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, 15,520,320 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 ‘hectaoctacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $758.60. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby 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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July 6, 1999 Historical Events

  • 1999
    U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by a fellow soldier, Calvin Glover, for his relationship with transgender showgirl and former Navy Corpsman Calpernia Addams.

Who died on July 6, 1999?

  • 1999
    Barry Winchell, American soldier (b. 1977)
  • 1999
    Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938)
  • 1999
    Gary M. Heidnik, American convicted rapist, murderer, and torturer (executed) (b. 1943)
  • 1999
    Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901)

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