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1999 Historical Event(s)
- January 7, 1999 – The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins.
- February 4, 1999 – Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
- February 16, 1999 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- March 26, 1999 – A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man.
- March 29, 1999 – A magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes the Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing 103.
- April 12, 1999 – US President Bill Clinton is cited for contempt of court for giving “intentionally false statements” in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.
- May 6, 1999 – First elections to the devolved Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly held.
- May 7, 1999 – In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup.
- December 22, 1999 – Korean Air Cargo Flight 8509, a Boeing 747-200F crashes shortly after take-off from London Stansted Airport due to pilot error. All 4 crew members are killed.
- December 31, 1999 – Boris Yeltsin, the first president of Russia, resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as the acting President.
Who Were Born On 1999?
- January 18, 1999 – Karan Brar, American actor
- March 13, 1999 – Wiktoria Gąsiewska, Polish actress
- March 19, 1999 – Tatum McCann, American actress
- May 5, 1999 – Nathan Chen, American figure skater
- May 28, 1999 – Cameron Boyce, American child actor
- 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