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1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year that started on a Friday (link will display full calendar). In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 1999th year of the Common Era, or of Anno Domini; the 999th year of the 2nd millennium; and the 99th year of the 20th century. It was also the 10th and last year of the 1990s.
.The year 1999 was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations.^ Every work unit must designate a health and safety officer, and the International Labor Organization (ILO) has established a training program for these officials.
  • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Contents

  1. Events of 1999
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing
  2. Births
  3. Deaths · Templeton Prize
  4. Nobel Prizes · Fictional
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events of 1999

January

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February

Eurozone (1999/2002)
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Orbit of Pluto – polar view.
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the iBook G3
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1999 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1999
MCMXCIX
Ab urbe condita 2752
Armenian calendar 1448
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԸ
Bahá'í calendar 155 – 156
Bengali calendar 1406
Berber calendar 2949
Buddhist calendar 2543
Burmese calendar 1361
Byzantine calendar 7507 – 7508
Chinese calendar 戊寅年十一月十四日
(4635/4695-11-14)
— to —
己卯年十一月廿四日
(4636/4696-11-24)
Coptic calendar 1715 – 1716
Ethiopian calendar 1991 – 1992
Hebrew calendar 57595760
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2054 – 2055
 - Shaka Samvat 1921 – 1922
 - Kali Yuga 5100 – 5101
Holocene calendar 11999
Iranian calendar 1377 – 1378
Islamic calendar 1419 – 1420
Japanese calendar Heisei 11
(平成11年)
Korean calendar 4332
Thai solar calendar 2542
Unix time 915148800 – 946684799

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  • September 7 – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Athens, killing 143 and injuring more than 2,000.
  • September 7 – Viacom and CBS merge.
  • September 8 – The first of a series of Russian apartment bombings occurs.^ At first they laughed, because I was a girl, and ice hockey,more so then than now, was considered strictly a men's sport.
    • Women's Hockey Pages Guestbook 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.cs.toronto.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The gross income from the estate had been more than doubled by coal mine rents and stood at 5,000 per annum.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Subsequent bombings occur on September 13 and 16, while a bombing on September 22 fails.
  • September 9Sega releases the Dreamcast.
  • September 12 – Under international pressure to allow an international peacekeeping force, Indonesian president BJ Habibie announced on 12 September that he would do so.
  • September 14Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.
  • September 21 – The 921 earthquake, also known as the Jiji earthquake,(magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale) kills about 2,400 people in Taiwan.

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  • May 2Oliver Reed, English actor (b. 1938)
  • May 8Dirk Bogarde, English actor (b. 1921)
  • May 10Shel Silverstein, American author and poet (b. .1930)
  • May 10Eric Willis, Australian politician, former Premier of New South Wales (b.^ Date: Wed, 5 May 1999 10:02:39 -0400 Guest: eric nittolo ( carpriver@northlink.net ) Form selections...
    • Women's Hockey Pages Guestbook 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.cs.toronto.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ He opened the first Gold and Coal mines and also built and opened the first New South Wales rail road.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Elisabeth Mort b 16 May 1792 in Maryland m 10 Apr 1809 ..................d 1857 in New Market Shenandoah Co VA .................
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .1922)
  • May 12Saul Steinberg, Romanian-born cartoonist (b.^ William married GERALDINE. Born on Jun 12, 1922 in Lilly, PA. died in Niagara Falls, NY. on Jun 2, 1991, she was 68.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Sylvia Isabel Burch, born Jan.12.1922.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    1914)
  • May 13Gene Sarazen, American golfer (b. .1902)
  • May 17Henry Jones, American actor (b.^ Arthur Henry Jones, born May.05.1881 in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee; died Dec.29.1948 in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    1912)
  • May 18Betty Robinson, American athlete (b. 1911)
  • May 23Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • May 26Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (b. 1906)

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Templeton Prize

Nobel Prizes

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Fictional

The year 1999 in fiction and popular culture:
  • Computer/video games:
    • Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (Castlevania series, 2003): Julius Belmont is finally able to defeat Dracula for good and seal away his Castle.
    • Chrono Trigger (1995): The apocalyptic Day of Lavos takes place on April 24
    • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990) is set on December 24, 1999.
    • Silent Scope 2: Dark Silhouette (2000): The first stage takes place in 1999. The remainder of the game is set in 2000.
    • Smash TV (1990) is set in 1999.
  • Film:
  • Music:
    • Prince's 1982 song "1999" is about "party like it's 1999."
    • The Megadeth song "Set the World Afire", from their album So Far, So Good... .So What!, contains the line "Distorted figures walk the earth, it's 1999". The song, which is a protest song against nuclear weapons, was written in 1987, implying that the Earth could be nearly completely devastated by nuclear weapons in 12 years without any action taken against them.
  • Television:
    • Futurama: The series' protagonist, Fry, is accidentally cryogenicly frozen on December 31, 1999.
    • Space: 1999 (1975–1977): A huge explosion sends the Moon hurtling out of Earth's orbit on September 13 (a Friday in the series, but not in reality).
    • The Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982–1983): A huge spaceship appears high above Earth and crashes into an island in the Pacific, triggering a world war.
    • Three Super Sentai series — Choujin Sentai Jetman (1991–1992), Chouriki Sentai Ohranger (1995–1996), and Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGo-V (1999–2000) — take place in 1999.
    • In Kamen Rider Kabuto (2006–2007), 1999 is the year in which a meteor struck the city of shibuya and also spawned the Worm, an alien race that forms the main antagonist in the series.^ Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 13:08:29 -0400 Guest: James Watson ( James.Watson@cgi.ca ) Form selections...
      • Women's Hockey Pages Guestbook 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.cs.toronto.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 13:46:49 -0400 Guest: John Ward ( jmward@officehorizons.com ) Form selections...
      • Women's Hockey Pages Guestbook 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.cs.toronto.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 14:56:34 -0500 Guest: Rick Van Fleet ( rick.van.fleet@iac.honeywell.com ) Form selections...
      • Women's Hockey Pages Guestbook 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.cs.toronto.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      In the movie based on the show, the meteor was much bigger and also dried up the oceans, resulting in a post-apocalyptic world
    • Family Guy the episode Da Boom is set on the 31st of December 1999
    • In the TV series of Quantum Leap (1988–1993) project Quantum Leap is said to be launched in New Mexico, 1999.
    • The 1996 Doctor Who TV movie takes place from December 30, 1999 to January 1, 2000.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ THE DIALLO VERDICT: THE OVERVIEW; 4 OFFICERS IN DIALLO SHOOTING ARE ACQUITTED OF ALL CHARGES The New York Times
  2. ^ Cummings, Sally N. (2002). Power and change in Central Asia. p. 130. 

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Games released in 1999.
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Subcategories

.This category has the following 27 subcategories, out of 27 total.^ As of April 7, 1999, Memberships for 1999 as follows: 205 total, with 153 individual, 27 institutional, 10 student, and 15 joint.

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  • Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rankings of total library systems for selected ratios These are shown on the following four pages.
  • 1999 Australian and New Zealand Academic library statistics - commentary 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.caul.edu.au [Source type: Academic]

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Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  - 1990s -  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002
1999 by topic:
Subject:      Archaeology - Architecture - Art
Aviation - Film - Home video - Literature (Poetry)
Meteorology - Music (Country, Metal)
Rail transport - Radio - Science
Sports - Television - Video gaming
Countries:      Australia - Canada - India - Ireland - Malaysia - New Zealand - Norway - Pakistan - Singapore - South Africa - UK - Zimbabwe
Leaders:    Sovereign states - State leaders
Religious leaders - Law
Categories: Births - Marriages - Deaths - Introductions
Establishments - Disestablishments - Awards
.Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar).^ This procedure publishes the amounts of unused housing credit carryovers allocated to qualified states under section 42(h)(3)(D) of the Code for calendar year 1999.
  • 1999 Revenue Procedures 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.unclefed.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Boeing Chairman Views 1999 as a Year Full of Outstanding Achievements and Significant Growth .
  • Boeing: News Releases - 1999 Archive 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.boeing.com [Source type: General]


Contents  (full)
1 Events of 1999
Jan. . Feb. . March . April
May . June . July  .  Aug.
Sept. . Oct. . Nov. .  Dec.
Undated . Ongoing . Fictional
2 Births
3 Deaths
4 Nobel prizes -  Templeton Prize
5 See also -  Notes -  External links
.The year 1999 was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations.^ Years of preparation and continuing high hopes culminated in the 1999 Women's World Cup, held in the United States for the first time.
  • The Year in American Soccer, 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.sover.net [Source type: News]

^ United Nations Security Council Resolution 1269 (1999) on international terrorism.
  • Animal Extremist / Ecoterror Crimes to 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.furcommission.com [Source type: News]

^ Every work unit must designate a health and safety officer, and the International Labor Organization (ILO) has established a training program for these officials.
  • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Events of 1999

Ongoing

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  • Kosovo War
  • Y2K preparation was a major event in 1999 both in actual events and in media over-reporting.
  • The human population of the world surpassed six billion.^ This was a major victory not only for soccer, but for women's sports in general, both in the USA and in the world.
    • The Year in American Soccer, 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.sover.net [Source type: News]

    ^ Years of preparation and continuing high hopes culminated in the 1999 Women's World Cup, held in the United States for the first time.
    • The Year in American Soccer, 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.sover.net [Source type: News]

    ^ The big event this year, and the biggest ever for the women's team was the enormously successful 1999 Women's World Cup (see above).
    • The Year in American Soccer, 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.sover.net [Source type: News]

    The United Nations Population Fund designated October 12 as the approximate date for this event.

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  • January 1 - European currency, the Euro, is introduced, locking the exchange rates of member state currencies.
  • January 2 - A brutal snowstorm smashes into the Midwestern United States, causing 14 inches (359 mm) of snow at Milwaukee and 19 inches (487 mm) at Chicago, Illinois.^ According to press reports in December, several Chinese were smuggled into the United States in a well-provisioned cargo container.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ US DEVELOPING LIMITED MISSILE DEFENSE AGAINST ROGUE STATE THREAT Wendy S. Ross USIA 21 January 1999 -- A member of the National Security Council staff has confirmed that the United States is developing a limited national missile defense system to counter possible threats from rogue states.
    • WMD Response Program News 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fas.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Foundation donations to July of this year from the United States total $20,084, with $2,425 coming from Life Members.
    • Dental World Online: 1999 Table of Contents 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fauchard.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    In Chicago, temperatures plunge to -13°F (-25°C), and 68 deaths are reported.
  • January 4 - Gunmen open fire on Shiite Muslims worshipping in a mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 16 people and injuring 25.
  • January 5 - Apple Computer releases the Power Macintosh G3.
  • January 10 - A large piece of the chalk cliff at Beachy Head collapses into the sea.
  • January 13 - After 13 years of playing NBA basketball, superstar Michael Jordan announces his second retirement from basketball.
  • January 20 - The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at

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Orbit of Pluto - polar view.
  • February 4 - Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by NYC police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race relations in the city.
  • February 5 - Mike Tyson is sentenced to a year's imprisonment, fined $5,000, and ordered to serve 2 years probation and perform 200 hours of community service for the August 31, 1998 assault on 2 people after a car accident.
  • February 7 - King Hussein of Jordan dies from cancer, and his son Abdullah II inherits the throne.
  • February 10 - Avalanches in the French Alps near Geneva kill at least 10.
  • February 11 - Pluto moves along its eccentric orbit further from the Sun than Neptune.^ In July a court in Gansu sentenced CDP members Yue Tianxiang to 10 years, and Guo Xinmin, and Wang Fengshan to sentences of 2 years each for subversion.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It hit the headlines earlier this year as being the first star, other than our Sun, to be known to have more than one planet orbiting it.
    • 1998 News | The Astrobiology Web | Your Online Guide to the Living Universe 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.astrobiology.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ More political dissidents were given reeducation sentences in 1999 than during the previous year.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    It was then considered a planet but is now categorized as a dwarf planet. .It had been nearer than Neptune since 1979, and will become again in 2231.
  • February 16 - In Uzbekistan, an apparent assassination attempt against President Islom Karimov takes place at government headquarters.
  • February 16 - Across Europe, Kurdish rebels take over embassies and hold hostages after Turkey arrests one of their rebel leaders.
  • February 16 - In Jasper, testimony begins in the trial of John William King who is accused of dragging African American James Byrd Jr. to death in an apparent hate crime.^ The event will take place at the Awards Luncheon in Honolulu during the ADA Annual Session; the Luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m.
    • Dental World Online: 1999 Table of Contents 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fauchard.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In the weeks before the 10th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen massacre, the Government also moved systematically against political dissidents across the country, detaining and formally arresting scores of activists in cities and provinces nationwide and thwarting any attempts to commemorate the sensitive anniversary.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Two leaders of such groups reportedly were arrested, and the Government banned the practice of Qigong exercises on public or government property.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .King is later convicted and sentenced to the death penalty.
  • February 21 - The Albertinkatu shootings in Helsinki, Finland: Three men are killed and 1 wounded at a shooting range.
  • February 22 - Moderate Iraqi Shiite cleric Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr is assassinated.
  • February 23 - Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan is charged with treason in Ankara, Turkey.
  • February 23 - White supremacist John William King is found guilty of kidnapping and killing African American James Byrd Jr. by dragging him behind a truck for 2 miles (3 km).
  • February 23 - An avalanche destroys the village of Galtür, Austria, killing 31.
  • February 24 - LaGrand Case: The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national involved in an armed robbery that led to a death.^ She was preceded in death by three sisters, Jane Gordon, Louise Cline and Mary Long; and two brothers, John Nigh and William Nigh.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ GEORGE MORT male white county of death Out-of-State city of death Out-of-State county of residence Trumbull County city of residence date of death May 21, 1965 aged 72 years Divorced Vol.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Note to Editors: NRC's ACMUI Scheduled Two Meetings on February 23-24 and February 25-26 .
    • NRC: News Releases - 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.nrc.gov [Source type: General]

    Karl's brother Walter is executed a week later, in spite of Germany's legal action in the International Court of Justice to attempt to save him.
  • February 27 - While trying to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon, Colin Prescot and Andy Elson set a new endurance record after being in a hot air balloon for 233 hours and 55 minutes.

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  • October - NASA loses one of its probes, the Mars Climate Orbiter.
  • October 5 - Thirty-one people die in the Ladbroke Grove rail crash, west of London, England.
  • October 10 - Elections are held in Portugal.
  • October 12 - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attempts to dismiss Army Chief General Pervez Musharraf and install ISI director Khwaja Ziauddin in his place.^ In January the state-run media reported that the former chief and deputy of the Anticorruption Bureau of the Supreme People's Procuratorate had been dismissed for corruption.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The Academy and Foundation will host their annual meetings during the ADA Session in Honolulu, Hawaii, Friday, 8 October through Sunday, 10 October 1999.
    • Dental World Online: 1999 Table of Contents 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fauchard.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In January Procurator General Han Zhubin reported that a former head of the Anticorruption Bureau of the Supreme People's Procuratorate was dismissed for corruption.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Senior Army generals refuse to accept the dismissal. .Musharraf, who was out of the country, attempts to return in a commercial airliner.^ The Government has worked with Laos and Cambodia to facilitate the return of resettled individuals who have decided to return to their home countries.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Sharif orders the Karachi airport to not allow the plane to land. The generals lead a coup d'état, ousting Sharif's administration and taking over the airport. .The plane lands with only a few minutes of fuel to spare, and Musharraf takes control of the government.
  • October 12 - World population reached 6 billion people, as the six billionth person (according to the UN) is born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • October 13 - The United States Senate rejects ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
  • October 15 - A National Geographic Society press conference reveals the fossil of Archaeoraptor (which is later found to be a forgery).
  • October 27 - Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.
  • October 27 - The New York Yankees complete a 4-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves to win their second consecutive World Series.
  • October 31 - EgyptAir Flight 990 traveling from New York City to Cairo crashes off the coast of Nantucket, killing all 217 on-board.^ The Braves defeat the Astros ‚ 5-3 in 12 innings‚ to take a 2-games-to-1 lead in their division series.
    • The Chronology - 1999 | BaseballLibrary.com 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.baseballlibrary.com [Source type: General]

    ^ CTBT; Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, opened for signature and signed by the United States at New York on September 24, 1996.
    • U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Votes > Roll Call Vote Summary - 106th Congress, 1st Session 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.senate.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The Yankees 2-hit the Braves‚ 4-1‚ to take the opening game of the World Series.
    • The Chronology - 1999 | BaseballLibrary.com 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.baseballlibrary.com [Source type: General]

    When the pilot leaves the cockpit, the co-pilot causes the Boeing 767 to enter a steep dive, resulting in impact with the Atlantic Ocean.
  • October 31 - Roman Catholic Church and Lutheran Church leaders sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, ending a centuries-old doctrinal dispute over the nature of faith and salvation.

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The Millennium Dome opens in London.
  • December 2 - The United Kingdom devolves political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive.
  • December 3 - After rowing for 81 days and 2,962 nautical miles (5486 km), Tori Murden becomes the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by rowboat alone, when she reaches Guadeloupe from the Canary Islands.
  • December 3 - NASA loses radio contact with the Mars Polar Lander, moments before the spacecraft enters the Martian atmosphere.
  • December 12 - President Lt. General Umar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir of Sudan dismisses the National Assembly, during an internal power struggle between him and speaker of the Parliament Hasan al-Turabi.
  • December 14 - Algerian Ahmed Ressam is arrested while crossing the United States-Canada border at Port Angeles, when United States Customs finds explosives in the trunk of his automobile. .The arrest causes fears of a terrorist attack in the United States, and is a major factor in the cancellation of a public New Year's celebration in Seattle.^ The majority of provisions in the new regulations concern intellectual property rights violations and the publication of pornographic material.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ A total of 499 new Fellows have been processed—360 in the United States and 139 international—with 55 more awaiting processing.
    • Dental World Online: 1999 Table of Contents 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fauchard.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ On October 31, a new anti-cult law was passed, which specifies prison terms of 3 to 7 years for cult members who "disrupt public order" or distribute publications.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Ressam is later convicted in a plot to bomb Los Angeles International Airport on New Year's Eve.
  • December 15 - Torrential rains cause catastrophic floods and mudslides in the coastal regions of Venezuela, killing an estimated 25,000 people and leaving 100,000 others homeless.
  • December 17 - Iraq disarmament crisis: The United Nations Monitoring (UNMOVIC) is created to replace UNSCOM. The U.N. Security Council once again orders Iraq to allow inspections teams immediate and unconditional access to any weapons sites and facilities.^ A company was later formed and incorporated November 19, 1891, with capital of 100,000.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Thomas Mort , July 12, 1638 Thomas, who succeeded the puritan Adam, died on this day, leaving a son Adam, aged 15 years and 6 months to succeed.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Foremost was renewing the appropriation for $100,000 allotted for dental student scholarships in 17 countries with 81 scholarships.
    • Dental World Online: 1999 Table of Contents 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fauchard.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Iraq rejects the resolution.
  • December 18 - NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.
  • December 20 - Macau is handed over to the People's Republic of China by Portugal.
  • December 20 - The Vermont Supreme Court orders the state to legalize same-sex unions.
  • December 21-December 22 - The Spanish Civil Guard intercepts near Calatayud (Zaragoza) a Madrid-bound van driven by ETA and loaded with 950 kg of explosives.^ According to press reports in December, several Chinese were smuggled into the United States in a well-provisioned cargo container.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Also, on November 8, the Government confirmed that 111 Falun Gong practitioners had been charged with serious crimes including, among others, disturbing social order and stealing state secrets.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Norbu also appeared publicly in Beijing to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The next day, another van loaded with 750 kg is found not far from there.^ He made cheese for which this area of Leigh was once famed and on that far distant October day of 1719 there was in his buttery 12 of cheeses ready for the market.
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    The incident is known as la caravana de la muerte (the caravan of death). .Shortly after 9/11, ETA confirms their plan had been to blow down Torre Picasso.
  • December 24 - Indian Airlines Flight 814, en route from Kathmandu, Nepal to Delhi, India is hijacked and taken to Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  • December 29 - In Henley-on-Thames, England, former Beatle George Harrison is stabbed several times in the chest by Michael Anram, who had broken into his home.^ In Beijing, for example, those who may be detained specifically include the mentally ill and mentally disabled, and "those who should be taken into custody according to government regulations."
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Harrison's wife wrestles the knife out of the assailant's hand before the police arrive.^ In October a violent protest reportedly broke out in Panzhihua in Sichuan province after police refused to help a robbery victim who subsequently was knifed by his attackers.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    The man apparently believes that Harrison is the devil. .He is later charged with attempted murder.
  • December 31 - Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, to be replaced by Vladimir Putin.
  • December 31 - Five hijackers, who had been holding 155 hostages on an Indian Airlines plane, leave the plane with two Islamic clerics that they had demanded be freed.
  • December 31 - Millennium celebrations begin worldwide (although technically the third millennium starts in 2001 not 2000).^ THEY HAD TWO DAUGHTERS: EFFIE STAMBAUGH (MRS HARRY COONEY; LATER MRS JOHN CLOUSE) AND MABEL STAMBAUGH ( MRS SAMUEL KUHN).
    • Mort Newsletter Family Research History Genealogy Newsletter 1999 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom opens the Millennium Dome at Greenwich, London.
  • December 31 - Years of growing concern about serious Y2K date-handling problems with computer systems reach the moment of truth.
  • December 31 - US turns over complete administration of the Panama Canal to the Panamanian Government as stipulated in the Torrijos-Carter Treaty of 1977 free of liens and debts, in good operation and with a $1billion investment progran in place designed to ensure continued first class service to the maritime world.^ Comes with the territory.” Dr. Norwood continues, “However, I am also concerned about what the insurance companies are doing in my next campaign.
    • Dental World Online: 1999 Table of Contents 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.fauchard.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The testing of nuclear weapons in Xinjiang until July 1996 was another source of serious contention because of continuing health concerns and environmental degradation.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ During the year, the Government continued efforts to reform the legal system and to disseminate information about new legislation.
    • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    At the transfer, more than 97 percent of the Canal's 9,000 workers are Panamanian.

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1999 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1999
MCMXCIX
Ab urbe condita 2752
Armenian calendar 1448
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Bahá'í calendar 155 – 156
Buddhist calendar 2543
Coptic calendar 1715 – 1716
Ethiopian calendar 1991 – 1992
Hebrew calendar 5759 – 5760
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2054 – 2055
 - Shaka Samvat 1921 – 1922
 - Kali Yuga 5100 – 5101
Holocene calendar 11999
Iranian calendar 1377 – 1378
Islamic calendar 1419 – 1420
Japanese calendar Heisei 11

(平成 11年)
 - Imperial Year Kōki 2659
(皇紀2659年)
Julian calendar 2044
Korean calendar 4332
Thai solar calendar 2542

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The year 1999 in fiction and popular culture:
  • Computer/video games:
    • Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (Castlevania series, 2003): Julius Belmont is finally able to defeat Dracula for good and seal away his Castle.
    • Chrono Trigger (1995): The apocalyptic Day of Lavos takes place.
    • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990) is set in 1999.
    • The Extraterrestrial Combat Unit, known as X-COM is founded following a meeting on December 11 1998, going fully operational on January 1 1999. This sets the stage for the events depicted in UFO: Enemy Unknown.
  • Film:
  • Released after 1999 and set in the historical year:
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  • Music:
  • Television:
    • Futurama ("Space Pilot 3000," 1999): Philip J. Fry is cryogenically frozen at 11:59 P.M., December 31.
    • Space: 1999 (1975-1977): A huge explosion sends the Moon hurtling out of Earth's orbit on September 13
    • The Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982-1983): A huge spaceship appears high above Earth and crashes into an island in the Pacific, triggering a world war.
    • Three Super Sentai series — Choujin Sentai Jetman (1991-1992), Chouriki Sentai Ohranger (1995-1996), and Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGo-V (1999-2000) — take place in 1999.
    • Hunter x Hunter (TV Anime Series)(1999-2001) Gon Freecs, a young boy, is aiming to become a Hunter to search for his father.^ Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 13:08:29 -0400 Guest: James Watson ( James.Watson@cgi.ca ) Form selections...
      • Women's Hockey Pages Guestbook 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.cs.toronto.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ The Indians slug the Red Sox ‚ 11-1‚ to take a 2 game lead in their division series.
      • The Chronology - 1999 | BaseballLibrary.com 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.baseballlibrary.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Weekly services of the foreign Jewish community in Beijing have continued uninterrupted since 1995 and High Holy Day observances have been allowed for more than 15 years.
      • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .He meets some new friends during the Exam, and the struggles he must face on his quest will be beyond anything he's ever imagined.
    • In Kamen Rider Kabuto(2006-2007), 1999 is the year in which a meteor struck the city of shibuya and also spawned the Worm, an alien race that forms the main antagonist in the series.^ However, some Communist Party secretaries in TVE's take it upon themselves to establish union representation and then affiliate with the ACFTU. During the year, the authorities allowed the formation of semiautonomous "village" labor unions in the rural outskirts of some cities.
      • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ More political dissidents were given reeducation sentences in 1999 than during the previous year.
      • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Some charitable schools have opened in recent years in rural areas, but not enough to meet the demand.
      • U.S. Department of State, Human Rights Reports for 1999 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      In the movie based on the show, the meteor was much bigger and also dried up the oceans, resulting in a post-apocalyptic world.

See also

Notes

People of the year 1999 at Familypedia

0 people were born in 1999
0 children were born to the 0 women born in 1999
8 people died in 1999
Father Mother Age at death
Richard Cheney (1915) Thomas Cheney (1869) Margaret Tyler (1877) 8484
Margaret Ana Louise Harrison (1916-1999) Frederick Louis Harrison (1873-1945) Anna Gordon Forlong (1873-1926) 8383
George Edward Lisenby (1914-1999) William Alfred Lisenby (1876-1942) Addie May Yearwood (1882-1958) 8585
William Levingston Martin (1905-1999) George William Martin (c1875-1925) Margaret Anne Levingston (1876-?) 9494
Cor Tol (1921-1999) Dirk Tol (1894-1962) Agatha C.B. Bleyendaal (1892-1927) 7878
Pieter Tol (1928-1999) Jacobus Tol (1896-1958) Anna Klinkert (1897-1976) 7171
Frederick Christ Trump (1905-1999) Friederich Trump (1869-1918) Elizabeth Christ (1880-1966) 9494
Maria Zahradnicky Ludwig Zahradnicky Theresia Preiner 8383

76 people lived in 1999
Father Mother
Grace Enid Baglin (1933-2006) Edward William Burgess Baglin (1906-1969) Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994)
Arthur Allan Bang (1922-2004) Hans Bang (1897-1972) Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
Eleanor C. Beers (1916-2004) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) Bernhard zur Lippe (1872-1934) Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938)
Ernest Brogden (1884-1939) Ernest Brogden Linda L. Lacey
Phyllis Amelia Buttsworth (1917-2003) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921)
Mona Carle (1919-2002) Stanley Otto Carle (1895-1978) Eunice M Cook (c1896-1969)
David Brian Carrad (1916-2003) Harold Landon Carrad (1878-1953) Hildred Morgan Brown (1884-1932)
Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000) James Bertram Falkner Cartland (1876-1917) Mary Hamilton Scobell (1877-?)
Richard Cheney (1915) Thomas Cheney (1869) Margaret Tyler (1877)
Roydon John Clark (1944-2000) Clarence Alfred Roy Clark (1906-1976) Gladys Jean Edmonds (1911-1975)
Claus von Amsberg (1926-2002) Klaus Felix von Amsberg (1890-1953) Gösta Freiin von dem Bussche-Haddenhausen (1902-1996)
Mary E. Conti (1915-2004) Angelo Conti (1874-1935) Marianna Marie LaBarbera (1883-1960)
… further results

Events of the year 1999 at Familypedia

3 people were married in 1999.
Joined with
Lubica Gabriskova (1970-) Klaas Jan Tol (1966-)
Klaas Jan Tol (1966-) Lubica Gabriskova (1970-)
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (1976) Matthew Ryan Phillippe (1974)

There were 0 military battles in 1999.
0 Division by zero 0.10526315789474
1999

People of the year 1999 at Familypedia

0 people were born in 1999
0 children were born to the 0 women born in 1999
8 people died in 1999
Father Mother Age at death
Richard Cheney (1915) Thomas Cheney (1869) Margaret Tyler (1877) 8484
Margaret Ana Louise Harrison (1916-1999) Frederick Louis Harrison (1873-1945) Anna Gordon Forlong (1873-1926) 8383
George Edward Lisenby (1914-1999) William Alfred Lisenby (1876-1942) Addie May Yearwood (1882-1958) 8585
William Levingston Martin (1905-1999) George William Martin (c1875-1925) Margaret Anne Levingston (1876-?) 9494
Cor Tol (1921-1999) Dirk Tol (1894-1962) Agatha C.B. Bleyendaal (1892-1927) 7878
Pieter Tol (1928-1999) Jacobus Tol (1896-1958) Anna Klinkert (1897-1976) 7171
Frederick Christ Trump (1905-1999) Friederich Trump (1869-1918) Elizabeth Christ (1880-1966) 9494
Maria Zahradnicky Ludwig Zahradnicky Theresia Preiner 8383

76 people lived in 1999
Father Mother
Grace Enid Baglin (1933-2006) Edward William Burgess Baglin (1906-1969) Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994)
Arthur Allan Bang (1922-2004) Hans Bang (1897-1972) Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
Eleanor C. Beers (1916-2004) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) Bernhard zur Lippe (1872-1934) Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938)
Ernest Brogden (1884-1939) Ernest Brogden Linda L. Lacey
Phyllis Amelia Buttsworth (1917-2003) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921)
Mona Carle (1919-2002) Stanley Otto Carle (1895-1978) Eunice M Cook (c1896-1969)
David Brian Carrad (1916-2003) Harold Landon Carrad (1878-1953) Hildred Morgan Brown (1884-1932)
Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000) James Bertram Falkner Cartland (1876-1917) Mary Hamilton Scobell (1877-?)
Richard Cheney (1915) Thomas Cheney (1869) Margaret Tyler (1877)
Roydon John Clark (1944-2000) Clarence Alfred Roy Clark (1906-1976) Gladys Jean Edmonds (1911-1975)
Claus von Amsberg (1926-2002) Klaus Felix von Amsberg (1890-1953) Gösta Freiin von dem Bussche-Haddenhausen (1902-1996)
Mary E. Conti (1915-2004) Angelo Conti (1874-1935) Marianna Marie LaBarbera (1883-1960)
… further results

Events of the year 1999 at Familypedia

3 people were married in 1999.
Joined with
Lubica Gabriskova (1970-) Klaas Jan Tol (1966-)
Klaas Jan Tol (1966-) Lubica Gabriskova (1970-)
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (1976) Matthew Ryan Phillippe (1974)

There were 0 military battles in 1999.
0 Division by zero 0.10526315789474
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
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Years: 1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002

1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was also the last year of the 1990s decade.

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  • March 1 – One of 4 bombs detonated in Lusaka, Zambia, destroys the Angolan Embassy.
  • March 1Rwandan Hutu rebels kill and dismember 8 foreign tourists at the Buhoma homestead, Uganda.
  • March 1 – The Convention on the Prohibition of Anti-Personnel Mines comes into force.
  • March 2 – The brand new Mandalay Bay hotel and casino opens in Las Vegas.
  • March 3 – Walter LaGrand is executed in the gas chamber in Arizona.
  • March 4 – In a military court, United States Marine Corps Captain Richard J. Ashby is acquitted of the charge of reckless flying which resulted in the deaths of 20 skiers in the Italian Alps, when his low-flying jet hit a gondola cable.
  • March 12Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic join NATO.
  • March 15 – In Brussels, Belgium, the Santer Commission resigns over allegations of corruption.
  • March 17 – The Roth IRA is introduced by U.S. Senator William V. Roth, Jr.
  • March 21 – Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
  • March 21 – The 71st Academy Awards are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California with Shakespeare in Love winning Best Picture.
  • March 23 – Gunmen assassinate Paraguay's Vice President Luis María Argaña.
  • March 24NATO launches air strikes against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which refused to sign a peace treaty. This marks the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.
  • March 24 – Fire in the Mont Blanc Tunnel kills 39 people, closing the tunnel for nearly 3 years.
  • March 25Enron energy traders allegedly route 2,900 megawatts of electricity destined for California to the town of Silver Peak, Nevada, population 200.
  • March 26 – The Melissa worm attacks the Internet.
  • March 26 – A Michigan jury finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man.
  • March 27 – Kosovo War: A U.S. F-117 Nighthawk is shot down by Serbian forces.
  • March 29 – For the first time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark, at 10,006.78.

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1999 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1999
Ab urbe condita2752
Chinese calendar4635 – 4636
Hebrew calendar5758 – 5759
Hindu calendars
Vikram Samvat
Shaka Samvat
Kali Yuga

2054 – 2055
1921 – 1922
5100 – 5101
Iranian calendar1377 – 1378
Islamic calendar1419 – 1420
Runic calendar2249
  • August 7 – Hundreds of Chechen guerrillas invade the Russian republic of Dagestan, triggering a short war.
  • August 8 – The first Callatis Festival, the largest music & culture festival in Romania, is held.
  • August 9Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.
  • August 10 – Buford O. Furrow, Jr. wounds 5 and kills 1 during the August 1999 Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting.
  • August 10 – The Atlantique Incident occurs as an intruding Pakistan Navy plane is shot down in India. The incident sparks tensions between the 2 nations, coming just a month after the end of the Kargil War.
  • August 11 – A total solar eclipse is seen in Europe and Asia.
  • August 11 – Salt Lake City tornado: A very rare F2 tornado strikes Salt Lake City, killing 1.
  • August 17 – 1999 İzmit earthquake: A 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit and levels much of northwestern Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000. This is the first of a long series of unrelated but frequent earthquakes throughout the world during the years 1999 and 2000.
  • August 19 – In Belgrade, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milošević.
  • August 22 – Mandarin Airlines Flight 642 crashes in Hong Kong.
  • August 22 – GPS Week Numbers Reset to 0
  • August 31Apple Computer releases the Power Macintosh G4.

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  • September 7 – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Athens, killing 143 and injuring more than 2,000.
  • September 7 – Viacom and CBS merge.
  • September 8 – The first of a series of Russian apartment bombings occurs. Subsequent bombings occur on September 13 and 16, while a bombing on September 22 fails.
  • September 9Sega releases the Dreamcast.
  • September 12 – Under international pressure to allow an international peacekeeping force, Indonesian president BJ Habibie announced on 12 September that he would do so.
  • September 14Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.
  • September 21 – The 921 earthquake, also known as the Jiji earthquake,(magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale) kills about 2,400 people in Taiwan.

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  • OctoberNASA loses one of its probes, the Mars Climate Orbiter.
  • October 1 – Pudong International Airport opens in Shanghai, China, taking over all international flights to Hongqiao.
  • October 5 – Thirty-one people die in the Ladbroke Grove rail crash, west of London, England.
  • October 10 – Elections are held in Portugal.
  • October 12Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attempts to dismiss Army Chief General Pervez Musharraf and install ISI director Ziauddin Butt in his place. Senior Army generals refuse to accept the dismissal. Musharraf, who is out of the country, attempts to return in a commercial airliner. Sharif orders the Karachi airport to not allow the plane to land. The generals lead a coup d'état, ousting Sharif's administration and taking over the airport. The plane lands with only a few minutes of fuel to spare, and Musharraf takes control of the government.
  • October 12 – World population reaches 6 billion people, as the 6 billionth person (according to the UN) is born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • October 13 – The United States Senate rejects ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
  • October 15 – A National Geographic Society press conference reveals the fossil of Archaeoraptor (which is later found to be a forgery).
  • October 27 – Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.
  • October 31 – EgyptAir Flight 990, travelling from New York City to Cairo, crashes off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing all 217 on board. When the pilot leaves the cockpit, the co-pilot causes the Boeing 767 to enter a steep dive, resulting in impact with the Atlantic Ocean.
  • October 31Roman Catholic Church and Lutheran Church leaders sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification, ending a centuries-old doctrinal dispute over the nature of faith and salvation.

November

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  • November 6 – Australians defeat a referendum proposing the replacement of The Queen and The Governor General with a President to make Australia a republic.
  • November 9 – TAESA Flight 725, covering the route Tijuana–Guadalajara–Uruapan–Mexico City, crashes a few minutes after takeoff from Uruapan International Airport, killing 18 people on board. This event causes the bankruptcy of the Mexican airline a few months later.
  • November 12 – A 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Duzce and northwestern Turkey, killing 845 and injuring 4,948.
  • November 18 – The Aggie Bonfire collapses in College Station, TX, killing 12.
  • November 19Mikhail Gorbachev proposes that the UN create an International Men's Day, which is now commemorated every year on this same date.
  • November 19 – Every digit in this date is an odd number (19/11/1999). This hitherto common event will not happen again until the year 3111.
  • November 20 – The People's Republic of China launches the first Shenzhou spacecraft.
  • November 26 – An earthquake and tsunami strike Vanuatu.
  • November 27 – The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government, with leader Helen Clark becoming the second female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
  • November 30 – The ExxonMobil Corporation merger is completed, forming the largest company in the world.

December

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Births

  • Christopher Moreno is born

Deaths

January

February

File:Hussein of Jordan
Hussein of Jordan

March

[[File:|thumb|120px|Stanley Kubrick]]

April

File:Artur Schawlow, Stanford
Arthur Leonard Schawlow

May

  • May 2 – Oliver Reed, English actor (b. 1938)
  • May 8 – Dirk Bogarde, English actor (b. 1921)
  • May 10 – Shel Silverstein, American author and poet (b. 1930)
  • May 10 – Eric Willis, Australian politician, former Premier of New South Wales (b. 1922)
  • May 12 – Saul Steinberg, Romanian-born cartoonist (b. 1914)
  • May 13 – Gene Sarazen, American golfer (b. 1902)
  • May 17 – Henry Jones, American actor (b. 1912)
  • May 18 – Betty Robinson, American athlete (b. 1911)
  • May 23Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • May 26 – Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (b. 1906)

June

July

[[File:|thumb|120px|Hassan II of Morocco]]

August

September

File:Raisa
Raisa Gorbachyova

October

File:Amalia Rodrigues by
Amália Rodrigues
File:John
John Chafee

November

File:Charlie Byrd
Charlie Byrd

December

[[File:|thumb|120px|Franjo Tuđman]]

File:Desmond Llewelyn
Desmond Llewelyn

Films released

Hit songs

New books

  • All our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life – Winona LaDuke
  • Atomised – Michel Houellebecq
  • Battle Royale – Koushun Takami
  • Blind Eye – James B. Stewart
  • The Century – Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
  • Le Chambre des Officiers (The Officers' Ward) – Marc Dugain
  • Charlotte Gray – Sebastian Faulks
  • Chocolat – Joanne Harris
  • Cunt – Stewart Home
  • Darwin's RadioGreg Bear
  • A Deepness in the Sky – Vernor Vinge
  • Death du Jour – Kathy Reichs
  • Dining with Peggy Guggenheim – Jane Turner Rylands
  • Disgrace – J. M. Coetzee
  • The Fifth ElephantTerry Pratchett
  • Florence Lawrence, the Biograph Girl: America's First Movie Star – Kelly R. Brown
  • The Fortune Catcher – Susanne Pari
  • The Girl Who Loved Tom GordonStephen King
  • Glamorama – Bret Easton Ellis
  • Hannibal – Thomas Harris
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanJ. K. Rowling
  • Hearts in AtlantisStephen King
  • High Time to Kill – Raymond Benson
  • Holes – Louis Sachar
  • In America – Susan Sontag
  • Invisible MonstersChuck Palahniuk
  • Irresistible ForcesDanielle Steel
  • A Lake Beyond the Wind – Yahya Yakhlif
  • The Mark of the Angel – Nancy Huston
  • Miss Wyoming – Douglas Coupland
  • One of the Guys – Robert Clark Young
  • ParadiseToni Morrison
  • Prisoner in a Red-Rose Chain – Jeffrey Moore
  • Rulers Of Evil – F. Tupper Saussy
  • Sick Puppy – Carl Hiaasen
  • Single & Single – John le Carré
  • Speak – Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Star Wars: Episode 1, The Phantom Menace – Terry Brooks
  • Scattered Like Seeds – Shaw J. Dallal
  • Soul Harvest – Jerry B. Jenkins & Tim LaHaye
  • SurvivorChuck Palahniuk
  • Suzanne Valadon: The Mistress of Montmartre – June Rose
  • Syrup – Max Barry
  • 'Tis – Frank McCourt
  • Tara Road – Maeve Binchy
  • Temple – Matthew Reilly
  • The TestamentJohn Grisham
  • The World Is Not Enough – Raymond Benson
  • Through the Stones – Diana Gabaldon
  • TimelineMichael Crichton

Video games released.

References

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