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Historical Events For 1998

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Jan 01   All California bars, clubs & card rooms must be smoke-free on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   On this day in history mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   The Ontario Southland Railway takes over the operation of the Guelph Junction Railway (formerly the Goderich subdivision) which had been leased by CP from the City of Guelph since 1888. The Ontario Southland also took over the 3.1 mile remnant of the CP owned Guelph and Goderich Railway on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733 in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   Autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates &cocaine on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   In the year 1998 ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec & Ontario  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Sonny Bono, half of the Sonny and Cher pop duo and politician, dies in a skiing accident in Lake Tahoe, California at age 62 in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Vandals decapitate Copenhagen's Little Mermaid in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   On this day in history national Defence deploys 4,000 soldiers to help Hydro-Quebec with the worst ice storm damage; 1.3 million households will lose power in Eastern Ontario and Quebec.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 08   In the year 1998 unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   In the year 1998 world Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   In the year 1998 anatoly Solovyov & Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   On this day in history hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   In the year 1998 over 100 teams of linemen arrive from Detroit and other parts of the US to help clean up after the ice storm; 1.3 million homes still without electricity in Quebec and Eastern Ontario  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   24th Annual People's Choice Awards - Seinfeld, Tim Allen win in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   On this day in history cBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   In the year 1998 100th episode of "Ellen," airs  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   In the year 1998 charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   On this day in history amos "Junior" Wells, blues musician, dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 15   On this day in history nASA announces John Glenn, 76, may fly in space again  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   Investigators for special counsel Kenneth Starr questioned former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about allegations that she had an affair with President Clinton on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 17   President Clinton faces sexual harassment charges from Paula Jones in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   On this day in history carl Perkins, singer/songwriter, dies at 65  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   Rock 'n' roll pioneer Carl Perkins, whose hit song Blue Suede Shoes helped lift Elvis Presley to stardom, dies aged 65 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   On this day in history the CN line bewteen Moncton, NB and Mont-Joli, Que is transferred to the Quebec Railway Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiaries as follows New Brunswick East Coast Railway between Pacific Junction, near Moncton, and Campbellton, NB. Matapedia Railway between Campbellton, NB and Mont-Joli, QC.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   In the year 1998 the CN line bewteen Moncton, NB and Mont-Joli, Que is transferred to the Quebec Railway Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiaries as follows: New Brunswick East Coast Railway between Pacific Junction, near Moncton, and Campbellton, NB. Matapedia Railway between Campbellton, NB and Mont-Joli, QC.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 20   Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 21   In the year 1998 pope John Paul II arrived in Havana for his first-ever visit to Cuba.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 01   Helen Wills Moody Roark, tennis ace (31 Grand Slams), dies at 92 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   Frank Muir, English writer, raconteur (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   John Gary, singer, dies at 65 in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   On this day in history georgi Sviridov, composer, dies at 82  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 1998 death of owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915)  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Michael Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time) dies at 93 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   Kenichi Fukui, Japanese Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1981) dies at 79 in the year 1998.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   In the year 1998 klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71  Click To Search About This In Google

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