On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 44th Eurovision Song Contest: Charlotte Nilsson for Sweden wins singing "Take Me to Your Heaven" in Jerusalem
  • Olusegun Obasanjo takes office as President of Nigeria, the first elected and civilian head of state in Nigeria after 16 years of military rule
  • Space Shuttle Discovery completes the first docking with the International Space Station.