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

Kosovo War: In Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, three Chinese citizens are killed and 20 wounded when a NATO aircraft bombs the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. (7. May 1999)

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

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

NATO mistakenly bombs a convoy of ethnic Albanian refugees – Yugoslav officials say 75 people were killed. (14. April 1999)

Two Libyans suspected of bringing down Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 are handed over for eventual trial in the Netherlands. (5. April 1999)

American Airlines Flight 1420 slides and crashes while landing at Little Rock National Airport, killing 11 people on a flight from Dallas to Little Rock. (1. June 1999)

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

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

ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo, Japan by Yuji Nishizawa. (23. July 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)

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)

Cambodia joins the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bringing the number of members to 10. (30. April 1999)

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

Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead. (21. September 1999)

John F. Kennedy, Jr., piloting a Piper Saratoga aircraft, dies when his plane crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. His wife Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are also killed. (16. July 1999)

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

Japan's second worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tōkai-mura, northeast of Tokyo. (30. September 1999)

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Athens, rupturing a previously unknown fault, killing 143, injuring more than 500, and leaving 50,000 people homeless. (7. September 1999)

Nunavut is established as a Canadian territory carved out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories. (1. April 1999)

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

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