What Happened On 15th May 1999 In History

May 15th (1999) was a Saturday. It's the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days left to the end of the year.

May 15th Holidays in History

  • » Aoi Matsuri (Kyoto)
  • » Christian feast day:
  • » Achillius of Larissa
  • » Athanasius of Alexandria (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria or Coptic Church)
  • » Dymphna
  • » Hallvard Vebjørnsson (Norway)
  • » Hilary of Galeata
  • » Isidore the Laborer, celebrated with festivals in various countries, the beginning of bullfighting season in Madrid.
  • » Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Peter, Andrew, Paul, and Denise (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Reticius (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Sophia of Rome (Roman Catholic church)
  • » May 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Republic Day or Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)
  • » Earliest date on which Armed Forces Day can fall, while May 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Saturday of May. (United States)
  • » Earliest date on which Bike-to-Work Day can fall, while May 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Friday of May. (United States)
  • » Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Paraguay from Spain in 1811. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, May 14.
  • » International Day of Families (International observance e.g International)
  • » Saint Ubaldo Day named La Corsa dei Ceri begins on the eve of the feast day of Ubald named Saint Ubaldo. (Gubbio)
  • » Mercuralia, in honour of Mercury (mythology) known as Mercury. (Roman Empire)
  • » Nakba Day (Palestinian people e.g Palestinian communities)
  • » Peace Officers Memorial Day (United States)
  • » Armed Forces Day Slovenia called Slovenian Army Day (Slovenia)

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World History for the 15th May