What Happened On 2nd January 1999 In History

January 2nd (1999) was a Saturday. It's the 1st day of the year (2nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 364 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 2nd January, 1999

  • » A North American blizzard of 1999 brutal snowstorm smashes into the Midwestern United States, causing 14 inches (359 mm) of snow in Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 19 inches (487 mm) in Chicago Chicago, Illinois, where temperatures plunge to

January 2nd Famous Deaths for 1999

  • » Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and author (b. 1907)
  • » Rolf Liebermann, Swiss composer (b. 1910)

January 2nd Holidays in History

  • » Public holidays in Haiti known as Ancestry Day (Haiti)
  • » Carnival named Carnival Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints called Feast Day:
  • » Basil of Caesarea named Basil the Great (Catholic Church and Church of England)
  • » Defendens called Defendens of Thebes
  • » Gregory of Nazianzus (Catholic Church)
  • » Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe (Lutheran Church)
  • » Macarius of Alexandria
  • » Seraphim of Sarov (repose)
  • » Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah (Episcopal Church (United States) named Episcopal Church)
  • » January 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » The first day of the Riosucio, Caldas Carnival of Riosucio called Carnival of Riosucio, celebrated until January 8 every 2 years. (Riosucio, Caldas or Riosucio)
  • » The ninth Twelve Days of Christmas e.g day of Christmas (Western Christianity)
  • » The second day of New Year (a holiday in Kazakhstan, Republic of Macedonia Macedonia, Culture of Mauritius Mauritius, Montenegro, Public holidays in New Zealand New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine):
  • » Public and Bank holidays in Scotland e.g Bank Holiday, if it is a Sunday, the day moves to January 3 (Scotland)
  • » Kaapse Klopse (Cape Town)

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World History for the 2nd January