What Happened On 24th February 1999 In History
February 24th (1999) was a Wednesday. It's the 52nd day of the year (53rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days left to the end of the year.
February 24th Famous Deaths for 1999
- » Andre Dubus, American author (b. 1936)
- » David Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles, English politician (b. 1904)
- » Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian politician (b. 1916)
February 24th Holidays in History
- » Christian feast day:
- » Æthelberht of Kent
- » Lindel Tsen and Paul Sasaki (Anglican Church of Canada)
- » Modest (bishop of Trier)
- » Sergius of Cappadocia
- » February 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- » Dragobete (Romania)
- » Flag Day in Mexico e.g Flag Day (Mexico)
- » Independence Day (Estonia) e.g Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Estonia from the Russian Empire in 1918; the Soviet period is considered to have been an illegal annexation.