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1999 Historical Event(s)
- January 10, 1999 – Sanjeev Nanda kills three policemen in New Delhi with his car, an act for which he was later acquitted, resulting in a sharp drop in public confidence in the Indian legal system.
- January 14, 1999 – Toronto, Ontario Mayor Mel Lastman becomes the first mayor in Canada to call in the Army to help with emergency medical evacuations and snow removal after more than one meter of snow paralyzes the city.
- January 19, 1999 – British Aerospace agrees to acquire the defence subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc, forming BAE Systems in November 1999.
- February 16, 1999 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- March 8, 1999 – The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.
- March 21, 1999 – Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
- April 28, 1999 – In Alberta, Canada, 14-year-old Todd Cameron Smith fires upon three students, killing one and wounding another in the W. R. Myers High School shooting.
- April 29, 1999 – The Avala TV Tower near Belgrade is destroyed in the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
- October 12, 1999 – The former Autonomous Soviet Republic of Abkhazia declares its independence from Georgia
Who Were Born On 1999?
- January 18, 1999 – Karan Brar, American actor
- March 19, 1999 – Tatum McCann, American actress
- July 20, 1999 – Princess Alexandra of Hanover
- August 22, 1999 – Dakota Goyo, Canadian Actor
- August 28, 1999 – Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Danish royalty
- September 4, 1999 – Kali Majors, American actress
- September 22, 1999 – Tallan Latz, American blues guitarist
- September 29, 1999 – Juan Valentín Urdangarín y de Borbón, Spanish royal
- October 15, 1999 – Bailee Madison, American child actress
- December 16, 1999 – Bryce Robinson, American actor