Historical Events In 1999
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Jan 01 International Year of Elderly on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura is sworn in as Governor of Minnesota.
Jan 05 Four US jets fire on and miss four Iraqi MiGs testing the "no-fly" zone over southern Iraq in the first air-to-air confrontation in more than six years on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton opens in the U.S. Senate.
Jan 08 On this day in history railAmerica Inc. takes over the operation of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway from CP. The new company, known as E&N Railway Company (1998) Ltd, purchased the line between Port Alberni and Nanaimo and leased the section from Victoria to Nanaimo.
Jan 13 In the year 1999 michael Jordan announces his retirement from the Chicago Bulls (for the second and final time).
Jan 14 In the year 1999 house prosecutors request U.S. President Bill Clinton's removal from office, during post-impeachment proceedings in the Senate.
Jan 19 NATO warned Yugoslav Pres. Slobodan Milosevic that he must honor the 1998 cease-fire negotiated with the rebels in Kosovo or face air strikes in the year 1999.
Jan 20 In the year 1999 on day two of U.S. President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, his lawyers argue their case before the Senate, calling the House-passed articles of impeachment "flawed and unfair."
Jan 21 Raul Salinas de Gortari, brother of a former Mexican president, is convicted of arranging the murder of a political rival and sentenced to 50 years in prison on this day in history.
Jan 21 The brother of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari was convicted of masterminding the 1994 shooting death of a ruling party official in the year 1999.
Jan 22 In the year 1999 pope John Paul II arrived in Mexico City on a visit to Mexico and the United States.
Jan 23 Monica Lewinsky is ordered by a federal judge to submit to an interview in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Bill Clinton on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history more than one thousand people are killed when an eartquake rocks the South American country of Colombia.
Jan 25 The first hand transplant in the U.S. takes place in Louisville, Kentucky in the year 1999.
Jan 28 The Ford Motor Company announces that it is buying the automobile division of Sweden's Volvo manufacturing company for $6.45 billion on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history the Denver Broncos repeat as NFL champions, defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-19 in Super Bowl XXXIII.
Feb 02 On this day in history a Portland, Oregon jury decrees that a person who created an Internet site listing the names and addresses of abortionists pay $107 million in damages.
Feb 05 In the year 1999 former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson is sentenced to a year in a Maryland jail for assaulting two motorists after a traffic accident.
Feb 07 King Hussein of Jordan dies of cancer at age 63, and is succeeded by his son, Abdullah in the year 1999.
Feb 08 On this day in history a funeral service is held in Amman, Jordan, for King Hussein, who died the day before of cancer.
Feb 10 A federal judge orders American Airlines pilots back to work after their sickout grounds 2500 flights, stranding 200,000 travelers and crippling cargo carriers in the year 1999.
Feb 11 In Afghanistan a 6.0 earthquake killed 70 and 500 injured, at least 14,000 homeless and 7,000 houses destroyed in Lowgar and Vardak Provinces on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1999 pluto is once again the farthest planet from the sun in our solar system
Feb 12 American Airlines pilots defy a federal court order and continue their sickout, causing the airline to cancel over a thousand flights on this day in history.
Feb 12 The U.S. Senate acquits President Bill Clinton of perjury and obstruction of justice in his impeachment trial in the year 1999.
Feb 14 In the year 1999 john Ehrlichman, presidential advisor during the Nixon administration and imprisoned for his role in the Watergate scandal, dies in Atlanta, at age 73.
Feb 14 On this day in history quebec Railway Corporation takes over the former CN Mont Joli and Matane subdivisions linking Matane to Riviere du Loup, QC. The Matane sub. was the former Canada and Gulf Terminal Railway.
Feb 15 On this day in history fire blazes through a nightclub in Taichung, Taiwan, killing 64 people.
Feb 16 Testimony begins in the Jasper, TX, murder trial of John William King, charged in the dragging death of James Byrd, Jr in the year 1999.
Feb 18 Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic is warned by the U.S. to make peace with ethnic Albanians in Kosovo, or face military intervention in the year 1999.
Feb 20 Fifteen-year-old U.S. figure skater Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold medal winner in Winter Olympics history, as she wins the ladies figure skating category at Nagano, Japan in the year 1999.
Feb 23 On this day in history two avalanches in as many days are blamed for the death of 38 people in Austria.
Feb 24 On this day in history r&B artist Lauryn Hill picks up a record five Grammys, including Album of the Year and Best New Artist.