The year 1999 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1999 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1999 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
02 MayMireya Elisa Moscoso Rodríguez de Arias is a Panaman politician who served as President of Panama from 1999 to 2004. She is the first woman President of the country.
23 MayJohannes Rau appointed the new President of Federal Germany.
29 MayCivil power was established in Nigeria.
31 MayKrishna Prasad Bhattarai was sworn in as Prime Minister of Nepal. He was the first Prime Minister of Nepal's first Parliament and the first Prime Minister of Nepal after the restoration of multi-party system.
02 JuneBhutan Broadcasting Service brought television transmission to the country for the first time.
16 JuneThambo Mbeki was elected the second President of South Africa.
26 JuneBudapest Hungary) World Science Conference began.
05 JulyThe United States declares a ban on the Taliban.
12 JulyFilm artist Rajendra Kumar died in Mumbai at the age of 71.
24 JulyThe American spacecraft Columbia was successfully launched.
07 SeptemberA 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Athens, the capital of Greece, killed 143 people and injured over 500 and left 50,000 people homeless.
21 SeptemberThe Chi-Chi earthquake in central Taiwan killed 2400 people.
03 OctoberThe United States and Russia set up a Joint Crisis Center to prevent the movement of molecular substances and nuclear accidents.
27 OctoberIn the terrorist attack on Amenia Parliament, PM Vazhagen Sargsyan and Speaker Karen Demirchan were killed.
27 NovemberHelen Clarke became the first female Prime Minister of New Zealand.
30 NovemberThe world's largest meterwave radio telescope was inaugurated at Narayangaon near Pune.
02 AugustChina has test-fired a missile with a long range of 8000 km, capable of hitting from surface to surface.
04 AugustChina refused to allow regular flights of US Army aircraft to land in Hong Kong.
09 AugustRussian President Boris Yeltsin sacked Prime Minister Sergei Stapshin and appointed Intelligence Service chief Vladimir Putin as acting Prime Minister.
17 AugustAn earthquake in Turkey killed about 45000 people.
26 AugustMichael Johnson set a world record in the 400 meter race.
20 DecemberPortugal ceded the Macao region to China.
31 DecemberThe then Russian President Boris Yeltsin resigned and Viladmir Putin became his successor.
18 JanuaryNobel Laureate Prof. Amarmeya Sen was nominated for Bharat Ratna.
25 JanuaryAn earthquake in Colombia in the last 16 years killed 300 people and injured a thousand people.
02 FebruaryHugo Chávez Frias took over as Venezuelan President.
07 FebruaryJordan's crown prince Abdullah succeeded the throne.
19 FebruaryDanish scientist Doctor Len Vestergaard succeeded in slowing the speed of light in Washington.
21 FebruaryThe Lahore Manifesto was signed by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif.
26 FebruaryRap singer Lauryn Hill set a new record by winning five Grammy Awards.
09 MarchBritish industrialist Swaraj Pal was awarded an honorary doctorate by Central Birmingham University.
13 MarchSheikh Hamaz bin Isa Al Khalifa became the new ruler of Bahrain.
15 MarchAldbjorg became the first female defense minister of Lower Norway.
20 MarchRenowned British abstract painter Patrick Heron passed away.
28 MarchVince Williams won the Lipton Cup by defeating sister Serene. This was the first time in 115 years.
29 MarchThe earthquake in the foothills of the Himalayas killed at least 87 people.
29 MarchThe US stock index Dow Jones crossed the 10,000 mark for the first time.
01 AprilMiraya Moskoso was appointed the first female President of Panama.
05 AprilAnnouncement of ban on Viagra in Iraq, start of mass killing of 8 lakh 30 thousand pigs in Malaysia to protect against virus called 'Hendra'.
09 AprilThe assassination of Niger President Ibrahim Bare Mansara.
11 AprilThe Agni 2 missile was tested.
14 AprilMalaysian deposed Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim was sentenced to six years in prison in a corruption case.
15 AprilFormer Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto and her husband Asif Ali Zardari were sentenced to five years in prison for alleged kickbacks in government contracts.
16 AprilThe largest size bacterium, known as the New Microve, was discovered in the US.
18 AprilBritain's leading novelist, biographer and editor Mary Bullins died at the age of 90.
20 AprilHelmut Cole, former German Chancellor, was awarded the American highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
26 AprilFormer Prime Minister of Nepal and Nepali Communist Party President Manmohan Adhikari passed away.
27 AprilUNESCO announces a new award in the name of a Korean folk singer.
04 JanuaryGunmen opened fire on Shia Muslims worshiping in a mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 16 people and injuring 25.
07 FebruaryKing Hussein of Jordan died of cancer and his son Abdullah II inherited the throne.
02 MarchThe new Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino opened in Las Vegas.
09 AprilNiger president Ibrahim Bar Mensara was assassinated.
13 MayCarlo Ezello Simai was elected President of Italy.
14 JuneThabo Mbeki was elected President of South Africa.
22 JulyThe first version of MSN Messenger was released by Microsoft.
22 AugustAirlines Flight 642 crashed in the Mandarin city of Hong Kong.
14 SeptemberKiribati, Nauru and Tonga joined the United States.
13 OctoberThe United States Senate rejected the approval of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
20 NovemberThe People's Republic of China launched the first Shenzhen spacecraft.
31 DecemberBoris Yeltsin resigned as President of Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was appointed as acting president.
07 JanuaryNewt Gingrich was narrowly re-elected as the speaker of the house.
25 JanuaryColombia is hit by Earthquake. It has been reported that 1,185 were killed in Armenia.
04 FebruaryAmadou Diallo, a 23-year-old immigrant from Guinea, was shot and killed by four New York City Police Department plain-clothes officer, prompting outrage both within and without New York City.
04 FebruaryThe Panamanian-flagged freighter New Carissa ran aground near Coos Bay, Oregon, causing one of the worst oil spills in Oregon history.
07 FebruaryAbdullah II became the reigning King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan following the death of his father King Hussein.
12 FebruarySenate acquits the President Clinton who was lying under an oath and obstruction of justice in the Lewinsky case.
15 FebruaryAbdullah Öcalan, one of the founding members of the militantorganization the Kurdistan Workers' Party, was arrested by Turkishsecurity forces in Nairobi, Kenya.
05 MarchPaul Okalik was elected as the first Premier of the Canadianterritory of Nunavut.
15 MarchOn this year Pluto again became the outermost planet. Before some year it was discarded. But this year it was again included.
21 Marchat the 71st Academy Awards Oscar ceremony hosted by Whoopi Goldberg; Shakespeare in Love won Best Picture, with Roberto Benigni and Gwyneth Paltrow taking home lead acting awards among others.
26 MarchJack-Kevorian, an American attorney and practitioner of physician-assisted suicide, was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a terminally ill patient.
28 MarchNCAA Women's Basketball Tournament in San Jose.
28 MarchSerbian police and special forces killed at least 89 Kosovo Albanians in the village of Izbica in the Drenica region of central Kosovo.
29 MarchThe 17th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship held at the Thunder Dome St. Petersburg.
29 MarchThe most powerful earthquake to hit the Himalayan foothills in more than ninety years killed 103 people.
09 AprilNigerian President Ibrahim Bar Maunsara was killed in the curse.
14 AprilA storm dropped an estimated 500,000 tonne Ollasidney and, along the east coast of the New South Wales, due to a $ 2.3 billion loss, the most expensive natural disaster in Australia's history.
20 AprilTwo unaffected students brought guns to their high school in Colorado, Colorado and killed twelve students, a teacher and then killed themselves.
02 MayMiraya Moskso became the first woman of Panama, who became President.
08 MayThe Nancy Mess became the first female cadet to graduate from The Cittal Military College in South Carolina on 8 May 1999. He obtained a degree in business administration with Magna cum Lod honor.
24 MayFormer Sarbia President Slobodan Milosivich Kosovo was convicted for war crime and crimes against humanity.
30 MaySpace Shuttle Discovery completed the first docking with the International Space Station. Space shuttle is one of the orbiters from Discovery NASA's Space Shuttle Program and is produced five. It was launched 39 times in 27 years of service and landed, assembled more astronauts than any other spacecraft.
02 JuneBhutan Broadcasting Service brings television broadcast to the Kingdom for the first time. Bhutan Broadcasting Service is the state -owned radio and television service in Bhutan. A public service corporation, it is fully funded by the state and is currently the only service offering both radio and television to the Kingdom, and the only television service broadcast from inside the Bhutanese border.
02 JuneBhutan ended its position as the world's sole top television country, when the state -run Bhutan Broadcasting Service traveled by air.
09 JuneA peace treaty was signed by the federal republic of Yugoslavia and NATO during the Kosovo war. It was a war fought between the federal republics Yugoslavia and the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) forces with the aerial support of NATO. The war lasted from 28 February 1998 to 11 June 1999.
12 JuneAfter the bombing of Yugoslavia and Kosovover, the NATO -led Kosovo force (a portrait of the German army's armored vehicle) entered Kosovo with the mandate of the installation of a safe environment in the inn area.
25 JuneUnited Nations Security Council: Resolution 1248 and 1249 was adopted. Proposals 1248 and 1249 of the United Nations Security Council were adopted after examining applications from the Republic of Kiribati for membership in the United Nations and the Republic of Nauru.
01 JulyThe Legislative Administration of Scotland was transferred to the Scottish Parliament from the Scottish office in Westminster.
18 July128th British Golf Open: In Cameways Scott.
20 JulyThe Chinese government launched a harassment campaign against Falun Gong, in which thousands of countrymen were arrested.
04 AugustBank News Network has found that the use of ATM machines has declined. Angry consumers are harassed by the service fee for ATM use, and ATM transactions decrease by 2.9%. On the other hand, debit card transactions have increased by 35%.
07 AugustThe Chechnya -based Islamic Militian Group Islamic International Internationalslagade invaded the separatist movement of the neighboring Russian Republic of Dagagan.
11 AugustThe total eclipse of the sun begins in Boston, a few hundred miles before the Atlantic, and is seen worldwide.
17 AugustThe 7.4 magnitude earthquake shakes the city of North-Western Turkey, one of the most populous areas in the country, killing more than 17,000 people and hundreds of thousands of people have been injured or homeless. It is the worst earthquake that has affected Turkey, and even the city of Istanbul which was more than 50 miles.
17 AugustA 7.5 MW earthquake occurred in the northwest Turkey (damaging), killing more than 17,000 people and about half of Amilians became homeless.
31 AugustA Boeing 737 Flight 3142 in Buenos Aires, which was associated with the Lions Aryce Prevadus Argentinas (LAPA), died immediately after flying.
07 SeptemberThree weeks after an earthquake in the northwestern Turkey, a major earthquake occurred in Athens, causing Greece and Turkey to start "earthquake diplomacy".
21 SeptemberThe 7.6 MW earthquake killed Jiji, Nantau County, Taiwan, killing 2,416 people, injured more than 11,000 people and lost about $ 300 billion.
23 SeptemberMars Climate Orbiter reached Mars. After the passing of the spacecraft behind Mars, it never emerged or made radio contact. NASA believed that the Mars Climate Orbitter was at very low altitude and was destroyed by atmospheric stress and friction at this low height.
12 OctoberPakistani General Pervez Musharraf led the military coup against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government.
22 OctoberVichy France official Maurice Papon was imprisoned for crimes against humanity during World War II.
31 OctoberAll 217 people aboard the Egyptian AAR Flight 990 were killed in a sudden falling plane in the Atlantic Ocean from the coast of Massachusetts, the United States, Massachusetts.
11 NovemberThe House of Lord's Act was given royal approval, removing most of the hereditary comrades from the British House of Lords.
24 NovemberDasun catches fire during a severe thunderstorm at a ghat going to Dalian from Yalian, the port city of Shangdong province, China, and drowns in Yellow C from the coast of China, causing most passengers and people of the crew kill people. Went. It is believed to be more than 350 in total.
27 NovemberHelen Clarke, who represented the Center-Left New Zealand Labor Party, became the first elected woman in the history of New Zealand, who was commanding the coalition government of Labor and Alliance Party members.
27 NovemberThe Labor Party defeated the Governing National Party in the New Zealand general election, leading to the first woman to win the post of Prime Minister in Labor's Helen Clarke election.
30 NovemberProtests by the anti -globalization activists against the WorldTRED Organization Ministerial Conference in Seattle canceled its inauguration ceremonies.
03 DecemberNASA had lost contact with the Marse Polar Lander (painter) before the Marsand environment disappeared.
08 DecemberThe Recording Industry Association of America filed a lawsuit against the Peer-to-Pier File Sharem Network Napster, alleging that Threswork facilitated extensive copyright violations.
14 DecemberThere was a flood due to torrential rains in Varagas, Venezuela, resulting in thousands of deaths, destruction of thousands of houses and the state's infrastructure completely collapsed.
20 DecemberPortugal transferred the sovereignty of Macau, which he had handed over to China from the mid -16th century.
31 DecemberRussia's first President Boris Yeltsin resigned and Vladimir Putin was nominated as the acting President.
31 DecemberPanama took control of the Panama Canal area from Unitedstates, according to the 1977 Torizos-Corporation treaties.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1999 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
19 MayMahendra Chaudhary of Indian origin appointed Prime Minister of Fiji.
26 MayThe Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully orbited three satellites of India, Germany and South Korea.
13 OctoberAtal Bihari Vajpayee became the Prime Minister of India for the third time.
26 OctoberThe Supreme Court of India fixed life imprisonment for 14 years.
29 OctoberAbout 150 people died and five lakh people were affected by the Mahatufan, which came at a speed of 250 km on the east coast of India.
27 AugustSonali Banerjee became India's first female Marine Engineer.
05 DecemberIndian beauty Yukta Mukhi was elected 'Miss World'.
28 JanuaryThe lamb was born from a protected embryo for the first time in India.
22 FebruaryIndia's renowned economist Jagdish Bhagwati was appointed as the head of the Center for Indian Political Economy at Columbia University.
02 MarchThe news of a secret agreement with India to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Treaty (CTBT) was denied by the United States.
11 MarchInfosys is the first Indian company to figure in the Nasdaq International Stock Exchange list.
22 MarchBest makeup award for Indian Shekhar Kapur's film 'Elizabeth'.
24 MarchPn Bhagwati India) elected vice-president of the United Nations Human Rights Committee for a second consecutive term.
25 MarchDeclaration of waiver in visa case by eight sections of Pakistani citizens by India.
03 AprilIndia launched its first global telecom satellite INSAT 1E.
06 AprilAnnounced to run Indian currency worth 500 rupees again in Nepal.
10 AprilThe two top industrial associations of India and Pakistan duly formed the India-Pakistan Chambers of Commerce.
27 MayThe fifth Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission, PSLV-C2, flew, is an important milestone in the Indian Space Program. This is the first time an Indian launch vehicle fielded several satellites, a primary satellite IRS-P4, a 1036 kg Indian remote sensing satellite (IRS-P4) or Oceansat-1; And two auxiliary payloads in the 720 km polar sun-cinchronus orbit (SSO).
31 MayIndia rejected the United Nations offer to send special messengers to prevent Indo-Pak tension. The tension was increased due to the Kargil war. The Kargil War, also known as the Kargil conflict, was an armed struggle between India and Pakistan that took place somewhere else along the Kargil district of Kashmir and the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir between May and July 1999.
13 JuneThe Indian Army protects the strategic tolling peak in the Dras sector during the Kargil War. Putting the toololing complex paved the route for frequent attacks in the Tiger Hill Complex from several directions. Tiger Hill was again captured on 5 July 1999.
21 JuneLeander Paes was placed at number one in the double rankings. This was his highest dual ranking. Leander Adrian Paes is an Indian professional tennis player who usually plays in doubles matches in the ATP Tour and Davis Cup. After winning eight couples and seven mixed doubles Grand Slam titles and many other Grand Slam finals as runners up, they are considered one of the world's greatest and most respected doubles and mixed doubles players.
02 JulyDuring the Kargil War, the Indian Army launched a joint attack on Kargil. India was stable on the fall of Pakistan from the region. The reason for the war was Pakistani soldiers and Kashmiri terrorists infiltrated the positions on LoC from India, which serves as the actual border between the two states.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1999 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
21 JanuaryRubina Ali / Actress / India
29 OctoberAditi Bhatia / Actress / India

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