Timeline 1990 To 1999 ---
Pakistan, January 3: Gunmen open fire on Shi'a Muslims worshipping in an Islamabad mosque, killing 16 people and injuring 25.
Turkey, March 4: A PKK suicide bomber detonates in Batman, wounding 4.
Turkey, a pair of bombs detonated in Istanbul on March 13 killing 13 and March 14 injuring 2.
Sri Lanka, March 16: A LTTE suicide bomber detonates, killing 4.
Russia, March 19: A bomb was detonated in a crowded market in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia–Alania killing 62 and injuring many.
Turkey, March 28: A PPK suicide bomber, wounds 10.
United Kingdom, April: David Copeland's nail bomb attacks against ethnic minorities and gays in London kill three people and injure over 160.
Turkey, April 8: A PPK suicide bomber, kills 2 and wounds 9.
Russia, April 26: An explosion inside an elevator at the Intourist hotel in Moscow injured eleven people.
Sri Lanka, May 29: A LTTE suicide bomber detonates killing Tamil leader and 2 others.
Turkey, June 5: A PPK suicide bomber detonates in Adana wounding 14.
France, June 18: The separatist Breton Revolutionary Army dynamites a tax office in Cintegabelle causing extensive damage.
Sri Lanka, July 29: LTTE suicide bomber kills Tamil lawander and wounds 7 people.
Colombia, July 30: A car bomb kills nine and injures 38 at a military base in Medellín. Authorities blame leftist guerrillas for the attack.
August 10: Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting The 1999 Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting occurred on August 10, 1999, at around 10:50 a.m. local time, when white supremacist Buford O. Furrow, Jr. walked into the lobby of the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills and opened fire with a semiautomatic weapon, firing 70 shots into the complex. The gunfire wounded five people: three children, a teenage counselor, and an office worker. Shortly thereafter, Furrow murdered a mail carrier, fled the state, and finally surrendered to authorities. Buford O. Furrow had been treated for mental illness while in the custody of the state of Washington. He reportedly spent some time living with Debbie Mathews (the widow of Robert Jay Mathews) whom he met at the Aryan Nations headquarters in Idaho. Bought a used red Chevrolet van in Tacoma, Washington, and loaded it with five rifles, two pistols, 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a flak jacket. He shot a postal worker Furrow would confess that he murdered Ileto because he was Asian (Ileto was Filipino American), and a federal employee. He had books from the Christian Identity and Vigilantes of Christendom: The Story of Phineas Priesthood, which justifies antisemitic and racist acts of violence. Murderpedia A federal grand jury returned a 16-count criminal indictment against Furrow that included charges he committed an act of terrorism, that he was motivated by religious and racial hatred and that he would do it again, according to the court documents. In addition to murder charges stemming from the Ileto killing, he faced a dozen other charges including hate crimes violations stemming from the shooting rampage at the North Valley Jewish Community Center's day-care facility west of downtown Los Angeles. The 16 federal counts included: • Murder of a federal employee of the United States which carries a potential death sentence, • Use of a firearm during a crime of violence causing death, which also carries a potential death sentence.• Possessing a firearm in violation of his parole as a convicted felon -- he served five months for threatening two mental hospital nurses with a knife.
Sri Lanka, August 16: Two LTTE suicide boat bombers drove there explosive-laden gunboat into a sailors boat, killing 10 sailors.
Russia, August 31 – September 22: Russian apartment bombings kills about 300 people, leading Russia into Second Chechen War. KGB suspected false flag attack
Jordan, December: Jordanian authorities foil a plot to bomb US and Israeli tourists and pick up 28 suspects as part of the 2000 millennium attack plots
Sri Lanka, September 2: A LTTE suicide bomber kills Tamil militia leader.
Colombia, November 12: Seven die and dozens are injured when a bomb explodes in Bogotá. No claim for responsibility is made.
Turkey, November 27: Troops kill PPK leader Haydar Alparsian.
United States, December 14: Ahmed Ressam is arrested on the United States-Canada border in Port Angeles, Washington; he confessed to planning to bomb the Los Angeles International Airport as part of the 2000 millennium attack plots
Sri Lanka, December 18: A LTTE suicide bomber detonates at an election rally, killing 23 and injuring 100 more.
India, December 24: Indian Airlines Flight 814 from Kathmandu, Nepal, to Delhi is hijacked. One passenger is killed and some hostages are released. After negotiations between the Taliban and the Indian government, the last of the remaining hostages on board Flight 814 are released in exchange for release of three terrorists.
Lebanon, December 30: A Hizballah suicide bomber wounds 12.
United States, December 31 An arson fire causes one million dollars in damage and destroys the fourth floor of Michigan State University's Agriculture Hall. In 2008 four people that the U.S. government claimed were Earth Liberation Front members were indicted for that incident.
Category:Terrorist incidents in the United States in 1999 Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting
April 20 Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold students at Columbine High School, Colorado, went on a killing spree which left 12 students and one teacher dead after most of their home made bombs fizzled, injuring 21 before committing suicide .
June 4, 1999 Zane Floyd No Motive 1999 Las Vegas Albertsons Massacre In Las Vegas, marines veteran Zane Michael Floyd clad in camouflage fired a shotgun at employees at the Albertsons supermarket before sunrise, killing four employees and wounding a fifth. He was arrested and later sentenced to death.
July 29, 1999. Mark Orrin Barton, 44, murdered his wife and two children with a hammer before shooting up two Atlanta day trading firms. Barton, a day trader, was believed to be motivated by huge monetary losses. He killed 12 including his family and injured 13 before killing himself. thinkprogress
The Russian apartment bombings were a series of explosions that hit four apartment blocks in the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow, and Volgodonsk in September 1999, killing 293 people and injuring 651. The explosions occurred in Buynaksk on 4 September, Moscow on 9 and 13 September, and Volgodonsk on 16 September. Several other bombs were defused in Moscow at the time.
Although there had been little evidence for their claims Yury Felshtinsky, Alexander Litvinenko, Boris Berezovsky(oligarch in British exile), David Satter, Boris Kagarlitsky, Vladimir Pribylovsky, and the secessionist Chechen authorities claimed that the 1999 bombings were a false flag attack coordinated by different special services (they mentioned either FSB or GRU) in order either to blackmail each other or to win public support for a new full-scale war in Chechnya, which boosted Prime Minister and former FSB Director Vladimir Putin's popularity, and brought the pro-war Unity Party to the State Duma and Putin to the presidency within a few months. According to the investigation and the court ruling that followed, the bombings had been organised by Achemez Gochiyaev, who remained at large as of 2013, and had been ordered by Ibn Al-Khattab and Abu Omar al-Saif, who were later killed. Six other suspects have been convicted by Russian courts.
3 firefighters killed February 15, 1999 1999 Lake Worth, Texas church fire Wikipedia The Lake Worth Church Fire occurred in 1999 in Lake Worth, Texas, United States. On February 15, 1999 firefighters in Lake Worth, Texas and surrounding towns were alerted to a fire in a church on Roberts Cut Off Road in the area of Cowden Street just before 11 A.M. The roof of the church would eventually collapse trapping five firefighters inside, three of whom would die before they could be rescued. Four firefighters were also on the roof performing ventilation operations when it collapsed below them. The fire started in the shed outside the building to the northeast. The fire was reported as incendiary in nature, with no suspects being arrested as of 2001.
January 13, 1999 missing Adnan Syed Murder of Hae Win Lee Case Hae Min Lee was a Woodlawn High School senior inBaltimore, Maryland who disappeared on . Her body was found February 9, 1999 in Leakin Park, the victim of murder by manual strangulation. Adnan Masud Syed, her ex-boyfriend, was convicted of first degree murder and is currently serving a life sentence plus 30 years for her murder. In February 2015, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals approved Syed's application for leave to appeal. While her murder initially generated only local interest, it was the subject of thepodcast Serial in 2014, which brought international attention to Syed's trial. Muslim suspect, Asian victim. Did anti-Muslim bias lead to an unfair conviction?