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Preceded by: 1998
Succeeded by: 2000
Started January 1, 1999
Ended December 31, 1999

1999 was the final year of the 1990s decade, and yet another year when superstitious people expected the world to end. When the world didn't end they revised the date to 2000, 2006, 2012. We're still waiting for that next one.

Significant Events

  • Columbine High School massacre
  • Establishment of the euro
  • Bill Clinton's acquittal in his impeachment process.
  • John F. Kennedy Jr along with his wife and sister-in-law, die in a plane crash.
  • Second Chechen War
  • Egypt Air Lines Flight 990 crashes off the coast of New York City in a case of pilot-suicide.

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