What Happened on April 9, 1999

Historical Events

  • Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, President of Niger, is assassinated at the airport in Niamey, Niger

Famous Birthdays

Lil Nas XLil Nas X (24 years old)

American singer-songwriter and rapper (Old Town Road), born in Lithia Springs, Georgia

Born in 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, Niger politician and general, assassinated at 49
1999 Highlights

About April 9, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Scrubs - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Flat Beat - Mr Oizo