What Happened On 14th April 1999 In History

April 14th (1999) was a Wednesday. It's the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 14th April, 1999

  • » NATO mistakenly bombs a convoy of ethnic Albanian refugees Federal Republic of Yugoslavia known as Yugoslav officials say 75 people were killed.
  • » A 1999 Sydney hailstorm or severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing Australian dollar or A$2.3 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.

April 14th Famous Deaths for 1999

  • » Ellen Corby, American actress (b. 1911)
  • » Anthony Newley, English-American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1931)

April 14th Holidays in History

  • » B. R. Ambedkar or Ambedkar Jayanti (India)
  • » Black Day (South Korea)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints known as Feast Day:
  • » Saints Tiburtius, Valerian, and Maximus
  • » Bénézet
  • » Henry Beard Delany (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Domnina of Terni
  • » Lidwina
  • » Peter González
  • » April 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Maldivian language Dhivehi Language Day named Dhivehi Language Day (Maldives)
  • » 1978 Georgian demonstrations or Day of the Georgian language (Georgia (country) or Georgia)
  • » Mologa e.g Day of Mologa (Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia)
  • » New Year festivals in Southern Asia or South and Southeast Asian cultures, celebrated on the sidereal year called sidereal vernal equinox:
  • » Burmese culture known as Burmese New Year, or Thingyan (Burma)
  • » Khmer people e.g Khmer New Year, or Cambodian New Year known as Chol Chnam Thmey, most commonly celebrated on April 13 (Cambodia)
  • » Lao culture Lao New Year, or Lao New Year Songkan / Pi Mai Lao, generally celebrated from 13 April 13 to 15 April (Laos)
  • » Nepali New Year, or Bikram Samwat / Vaishak Ek (Nepal)
  • » Sinhalese people or Sinhalese New Year, or Sinhala new year known as Aluth Avurudhu (Sri Lanka)
  • » Thai culture Thai New Year, or Songkran (Thailand) Songkran, celebrated from 13 April 13 to 15 April (Thailand)
  • » The first day of Takayama Festival known as Takayama Spring Festival (Takayama, Gifu, Japan)
  • » Vaisakhi (Punjab region)

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