History Quiz / Historical Events of 1999

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Can you name the significant events of 1999?

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This tender is introduced on the world's currency markets.January 1
This man becomes President of Venezuela.February 2
Bill Clinton is acquitted during the first proceedings of this type since the presidency of Andrew Johnson.February 12
While attempting to circumnavigate the globe, Colin Prescot and Andy Elson set a new endurance record after being aloft for 233 hours and 55 minutes in this type of vehicle.February 27
Hungary, Poland, and Czechia all joined this world body.March 12
This film starring Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow wins Best Picture at the 71st Academy Awards.March 21
This man is found guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man.March 26
This new Canadian territory is formed from part of the Northwest Territories.April 1
A notorious shooting occurs at this school in Colorado.April 20
This President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is indicted for war crimes.May 27
This famous Da Vinci artwork is placed back on display in Milan, Italy.May 28
The government of this country announces that it will include the estimated value of its illegal drug crops in its gross national product.June 8
This son of an American president dies when his plane crashes off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.July 16
This company released the iBook line of laptops.July 21
This Russian President fires his Prime Minister and his entire cabinet.August 9
NASA lost the Climate Orbiter that was sent to this planet due to a mathematics error.September 23
Pervez Musharraf seizes control of this country in a coup d'├ętat.October 12
This Chicago Bears running back nicknamed 'Sweetness' died of a rare liver disease. November 1
John Carpenter becomes the first game show millionaire by winning this game show.November 21
Fear that computer systems will suffer worldwide breakdown on New Year's Eve is known as this.December 31

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