Find out what all happened April to September 1999

Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first observed in the United States. (23. September 1999)

Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty. (9. June 1999)

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

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

Falun Gong is banned in China, and a large scale crackdown of the practice is launched. (20. July 1999)

US President Bill Clinton is cited for contempt of court for giving "intentionally false statements" in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit. (12. April 1999)

Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco. (15. August 1999)

Tony Hawk lands the first 900 on a skateboard (2 and a half complete revolutions) at the fifth annual X Games in San Francisco, California. (27. July 1999)

The Salt Lake City Tornado tears through the downtown district of the city, killing one. (11. 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)

In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup. (7. May 1999)

Olusegun Obasanjo takes office as President of Nigeria, the first elected and civilian head of state in Nigeria after 16 years of military rule. (29. May 1999)

Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama. (2. May 1999)

The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the Kingdom for the first time. (2. June 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)

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)

Days of student protests begin after Iranian police and hardliners attack a student dormitory at the University of Tehran. (9. July 1999)

NASA announces that it has lost contact with the Mars Climate Orbiter. (23. September 1999)

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