On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1999

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

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