On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1999

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLil Nas X

Lil Nas X [Montero Lamar Hill], American singer-songwriter and rapper (Old Town Road), born in Lithia Springs, Georgia

Rapper and Singer-Songwriter Lil Nas X
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter
Lil Nas X

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? 21 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries