On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1999

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.
1999 Highlights

About May 29, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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