November 1999 in history

November 1999 events chronologically

Nov 6 Australians vote to keep the Head of the Commonwealth as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum
Nov 11 The House of Lords Act is given Royal Assent, restricting membership of the British House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage
Nov 12 The Düzce earthquake strikes Turkey with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale
Nov 19 Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft
Nov 25 The United Nations establishes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to commemorate the murder of three Mirabal sisters for resistance against the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic
Nov 27 The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history
Nov 30 In Seattle, United States, demonstrations against a World Trade Organization meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies

Born in November 1999

Nov 10 Kiernan Shipka an American actress noted for playing Don and Betty Draper's daughter Sally on the AMC series Mad Men, and for voicing Jinora in The Legend of Korra.
Nov 15 Mariya Trubach a Belarusian rhythmic gymnast. She is the 2014 Youth Olympic all-around silver medalist and two-time Junior National champion
Nov 19 Evgenia Medvedeva a Russian figure skater. She is the 2014 World Junior bronze medalist and the 2013 JGP Final bronze medalist

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1999

Nov 1 Walter Payton an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League for thirteen seasons. Walter Payton was known around the NFL as "Sweetness". He is remembered as one of the most prolific running backs in the history of the NFL. Payton, a nine-time Pro Bowl selectee, once held the league's record for most career rushing yards, touchdowns, carries, yards from scrimmage, all-purpose yards, and many other categories. His eight career touchdown passes are an NFL record for non-quarterbacks. He was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993. Hall of Fame NFL player and coach Mike Ditka described Payton as the greatest football player he had ever seen—but even greater as a human being
Nov 11 Jacobo Timerman most noted for his confronting and reporting the atrocities of the Argentine military regime's Dirty War during a period of widespread repression. An estimated 15,000 political prisoners were "disappeared." He was persecuted, tortured and imprisoned by the Argentine junta in the late 1970s and exiled in 1979 with his wife to Israel. He was widely honored for his work as a journalist and publisher
Nov 11 Mary Kay Bergman an American actress, animation voice-over teacher, and comedian. Born in Los Angeles, she had an interest in fantasy and animation early in her life. She acted in plays in high school and also studied theater at UCLA. After unsuccessful acting jobs, she was considering a career in the Air Force, when "going wild" on karaoke at a housewarming party changed her life. In 1989, she began voicing the Disney character Snow White. Bergman is widely known for her voice work in the earliest seasons of South Park and The Fairly OddParents. She did voice work for over 400 television commercials
Nov 16 Daniel Nathans an American microbiologist.
Nov 18 Paul Bowles an American expatriate composer, author, and translator. He became associated with Tangier, Morocco, where he settled in 1947 and lived for 52 years to the end of his life
Nov 20 Amintore Fanfani an Italian politician and former Prime Minister of Italy. He was one of the best-known Italian politicians after the Second World War, and a historical figure of the left-wing section of the Christian Democracy
Nov 21 Quentin Crisp an English writer and raconteur.