What Happened In November 1999 In History

Historical Events for November, 1999

  • 6th » Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum, 1999 known as Australian republic referendum.
  • 11th » The House of Lords Act 1999 called House of Lords Act is given Royal Assent, restricting membership of the House of Lords named British House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage.
  • 12th » The Düzce earthquake strikes Turkey with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter magnitude scale or Richter scale.
  • 25th » The United Nations establishes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to commemorate the murder of three Mirabal sisters for resistance against the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic.
  • 30th » In Seattle, Washington, United States, demonstrations against a WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity or World Trade Organization meeting by anti-globalization movement e.g anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the

Famous Birthdays on November in 1999

  • 10th » Kiernan Shipka, American actress

Famous Deaths for November 1999

  • 1st » Jean Coutu (actor) or Jean Coutu, Canadian actor and director (b. 1925)
  • 1st » Theodore Hall, American physicist and spy (b. 1925)
  • 1st » Walter Payton, American football player (b. 1954)
  • 3rd » Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (b. 1928)
  • 6th » Regina Ghazaryan, Armenian painter (b. 1915)
  • 8th » Lester Bowie, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1941)
  • 8th » Leon Štukelj, Slovenian gymnast (b. 1898)
  • 11th » Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress and singer (b. 1961)
  • 11th » Jacobo Timerman, Argentinian journalist and author (b. 1923)
  • 13th » Mills Brothers named Donald Mills, American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1915)
  • 16th » Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine e.g Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1928)
  • 18th » Paul Bowles, American composer and author (b. 1910)
  • 18th » Doug Sahm, American singer and guitarist (Sir Douglas Quintet and Flaco Jiménez) (b. 1941)
  • 20th » Amintore Fanfani, Italian journalist and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1908)
  • 21st » Quentin Crisp, English actor, author, and illustrator (b. 1908)
  • 21st » Ralph Foody, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 24th » Hilary Minster, English actor (b. 1944)
  • 25th » Valentín Campa, Mexican union leader and politician (b. 1904)
  • 27th » Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese-American wrestler and trainer (b. 1937)
  • 27th » Alain Peyrefitte, French scholar and politician, Ministry of Justice (France) named French Minister of Justice (b. 1925)
  • 27th » Elizabeth Gray Vining, American author and librarian (b. 1902)
  • 29th » Gene Rayburn, American game show host (b. 1917)
  • 29th » Kazuo Sakamaki, Japanese soldier (b. 1918)
  • 30th » Charlie Byrd, American guitarist (b. 1925)

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