Major Events

Your chance to see what was in the news during the year that you, your children, or your family & friends were born
      Fun for Birthdays, cards, greetings, horoscope, astrology, happy birthday to you, ecards

Famous Birthdays
Fun Facts
Year of Birth

Fun Links
 Brain Games

Education Downloads

More Downloads


Other Links
 Automobiles Auctions
 Golden Birthday (Ad)
 Magic Tricks
 Muscle Gain
 Video Games
 Weight Loss


Major Events of 1999

1999 (Roman Numerals: MCMLXCIX) was the 99th year of the 20th century. 1999 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Friday.

On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1999.
News Events of 1999

President Bill Clinton acquitted in Senate impeachment trial.

Bill Clinton

NATO begins bombing Serbian forces in Kosovo. Mass explusion of ethnic Albanians from Kosovo.


Ehud Barak elected Prime Minister of Israel.

Y2K scare. Computers predicted to crash at the end of the year.

Sega Dreamcast game console released.

Portugal transfers sovereignty of Macau to China.

German Bundestag (parliament) returns to Berlin.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) sues Napster for copyright infringement.

Infosys becomes the first Indian company to be listed on NASDAQ.

Australia votes to keep the Head of the Commonwealth (Queen Elizabeth II) as their head of state in a referendum.

Sports in 1999
1999 Was Designated As
  • International Year of Older Persons

Fiction set in 1999

Back To Year Index




Contact Us   About/Terms of Use   Privacy   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Disclosure: Advertising Link(s): Our company may receive a payment if you purchase a product/service after following this link.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Copyright © 2000-2018, Answers 2000 Limited