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Headlines From 1999 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1999 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1999 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1999 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1999 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1999 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1999 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1999 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1999 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1999 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1999 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
10th January 1999A large piece of the chalk cliff at Beachy Head collapses into the sea.
27th February 1999Colin Prescot and Andy Elson set a new endurance record while attempting to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon. They had been aloft for a record 233 hours and 55 minutes.
24th March 1999NATO launches air strikes against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which refused to sign a peace treaty. This marks the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.
24th March 1999A fire in the Mont Blanc Tunnel kills thirty-nine people, resulting in the tunnel staying closed for nearly three years.
5th April 1999Two Libyans suspected of bringing down Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 are handed over to Scottish authorities for eventual trial in the Netherlands. The United Nations suspends sanctions against Libya.
26th April 1999British television presenter Jill Dando, 37, is shot dead on the doorstep of her home in Fulham.
30th April 1999Sir Alf Ramsey, the legendary 1966 English football manager (b. 1920) dies.
26th May 1999The first Welsh Assembly in over 600 years opens in Cardiff.
26th May 1999Manchester United wins the UEFA Champions League at the Nou Camp stadium, beating Bayern Munich in a dramatic extra-time finish. United claim ‘the Treble’, as they also win the FA Cup and the Premier League in 1999.
27th May 1999The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia indicts Slobodan Miloševic and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity, all committed in Kosovo.
29th May 1999Cathy O'Dowd, a South African mountaineer, becomes the first woman to summit Mount Everest from both the north and south sides.
12th June 1999Texas Governor George W. Bush announces he will seek the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States.
22nd July 1999The first version of ‘MSN Messenger’ is released by Microsoft.
11th August 1999A total solar eclipse is seen in Europe and Asia.
7th September 1999 An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hits Athens, killing 143 people and injuring more than 2,000.
12th October 1999World population reaches six billion, as the United Nations declare the six billionth person is born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
31st December 1999Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as the acting President.
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A Newspaper From 1999

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