WHAT ALL HAPPENED APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 1999
Find out what all happened April to September 1999

Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet. (9. August 1999)

A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including two on the ground. (31. August 1999)

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000. (17. August 1999)

Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. (20. April 1999)

The body of British climber George Mallory is found on Mount Everest, 75 years after his disappearance in 1924. (1. May 1999)

Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations. (14. September 1999)

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milošević and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo. (24. May 1999)

The Scottish Parliament is officially opened by Elizabeth II on the day that legislative powers are officially transferred from the old Scottish Office in London to the new devolved Scottish Executive in Edinburgh. (1. July 1999)

Wolverhampton, England is hit by storms, including a tornado. The area was hit again with severe storms on August 1. (5. July 1999)

Pope John Paul II travels to Romania becoming the first pope to visit a predominantly Eastern Orthodox country since the Great Schism in 1054. (7. May 1999)

The World Trade Organization rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas. (7. April 1999)

A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$2.3 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history. (14. April 1999)

The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People's Republic of China's nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades. (25. May 1999)

The Avala TV Tower near Belgrade is destroyed in the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. (29. April 1999)

In Alberta, Canada, 14-year-old Todd Cameron Smith fires upon three students, killing one and wounding another in the W. R. Myers High School shooting. (28. April 1999)

Discovery Program: Lunar Prospector – NASA intentionally crashes the spacecraft into the Moon, thus ending its mission to detect frozen water on the moon's surface. (31. July 1999)

Indonesia announces it will allow international peace-keepers into East Timor. (12. September 1999)

Space Shuttle Discovery completes the first docking with the International Space Station. (29. May 1999)

The German Bundestag returns to Berlin, the first German parliamentary body to meet there since the Reichstag was dissolved in 1933. (19. April 1999)

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WHAT ALL HAPPENED FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER

WHAT ALL HAPPENED APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 1999
Find out what all happened April to September 1999

Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet. (9. August 1999)

A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including two on the ground. (31. August 1999)

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000. (17. August 1999)

Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. (20. April 1999)

The body of British climber George Mallory is found on Mount Everest, 75 years after his disappearance in 1924. (1. May 1999)

Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations. (14. September 1999)

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milošević and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo. (24. May 1999)

The Scottish Parliament is officially opened by Elizabeth II on the day that legislative powers are officially transferred from the old Scottish Office in London to the new devolved Scottish Executive in Edinburgh. (1. July 1999)

Wolverhampton, England is hit by storms, including a tornado. The area was hit again with severe storms on August 1. (5. July 1999)

Pope John Paul II travels to Romania becoming the first pope to visit a predominantly Eastern Orthodox country since the Great Schism in 1054. (7. May 1999)

The World Trade Organization rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas. (7. April 1999)

A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$2.3 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history. (14. April 1999)

The United States House of Representatives releases the Cox Report which details the People's Republic of China's nuclear espionage against the U.S. over the prior two decades. (25. May 1999)

The Avala TV Tower near Belgrade is destroyed in the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. (29. April 1999)

In Alberta, Canada, 14-year-old Todd Cameron Smith fires upon three students, killing one and wounding another in the W. R. Myers High School shooting. (28. April 1999)

Discovery Program: Lunar Prospector – NASA intentionally crashes the spacecraft into the Moon, thus ending its mission to detect frozen water on the moon's surface. (31. July 1999)

Indonesia announces it will allow international peace-keepers into East Timor. (12. September 1999)

Space Shuttle Discovery completes the first docking with the International Space Station. (29. May 1999)

The German Bundestag returns to Berlin, the first German parliamentary body to meet there since the Reichstag was dissolved in 1933. (19. April 1999)

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