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Historical Events In 1998

Friday, 27 November 2020

Feb 04   In the Tajikistan Border region of Afghanistan a 6.1earthquate at least 2,323 people killed, 818 injured, 8,094 houses destroyed, 6,725 livestock killed and landslides occurred in the Rostaq area, Afghanistan in the year 1998.  

Feb 05   In the year 1998 alberto Acciarito convicted of harassing his ex-wife Ingrid Rossellini  

Feb 06   In the year 1998 "Africa The Serengeti" becomes the first DVD to include separate language tracks  

Feb 06   On this day in history "Africa: The Serengeti" becomes the first DVD to include separate language tracks  

Feb 06   Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, who violated probation by seeing 14 year old father of her baby, sentenced to 7 years on this day in history.  

Feb 06   U.S. President Bill Clinton signs a bill renaming Washington National Airport to Ronald Reagan National Airport in the year 1998.  

Feb 07   18th Winter Olympics games open at Nagano Japan on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1998 the first female ice hockey game in Olympics history Finland beats Sweden 6-0  

Feb 09   Failed assassination attempt on Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1998 laxness, Iceland's Nobel Literature laureate, dies at 95  

Feb 10   On this day in history aOL raises monthly flat rate Internet access from $19.95 to $21.95  

Feb 10   In the year 1998 buddy the Wonder Dog, dog (Air Bud), dies of cancer at 9  

Feb 10   Canadian National President Paul Tellier says CN is acquiring US rail company Illinois Central Corp for $2.4 billion on this day in history.  

Feb 11   A federal judge rules that golfer Casey Martin, who suffers from a circulatory condition making it hard to walk, is covered by the American with Disabilities Act. Under the ADA, Martin should be allowed to use a golf cart when he competes in PGA tournaments on this day in history.  

Feb 11   KVBC-FM (Las Vegas) offers Monica Lewinsky $5M for interview on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Lyrics to "Candle in the Wind 1997," auctioned for $442,500 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 250-car Italy pile-up due to fog, 4 die &50 hurt  

Feb 12   Intel unveils its first graphics chip i740 in the year 1998.  

Feb 13   On this day in history in Victoria, BC three girls of ages 14, 15, and 16 found guilty of the murder of 14 year old schoolmate Reena Virk; three others plead guilty to assault charges  

Feb 15   In the year 1998 dale Eggeling wins Los Angeles Women's Golf Championship  

Feb 16   In the year 1998 tellabs Inc acquires Coherent Communications Systems for $670 million  

Feb 19   Soyuz TM-26 lands in the year 1998.  

Feb 19   US hockey team destroys their rooms at Olympics village in Japan in the year 1998.  

Feb 20   Tara Lipinski wins Olympics figure skating gold medal in the year 1998.  

Feb 20   UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad, for peace negotiations in the year 1998.  

Feb 22   In the year 1998 "King & I," closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances  

Feb 22   On this day in history 18th Winter Olympics games close at Nagano Japan  

Feb 23   Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charleston SC on WAVF 96.1 FM on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Philip Abbott, actor (Arthur Ward-FBI), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Supreme Court lets Megan's Law stand on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Tornadoes in Florida kills at least 31 feb240303 first official Roman edict for persecution of Christians issued in the year 1998.  

Feb 24   In the year 1998 elton John knighted  

Feb 24   In the year 1998 henny Youngman, comedian (Take my wife please), dies at 92  

Feb 25   On this day in history luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90  

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Famous Deaths In 1998

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history helen Wills Moody Roark, tennis ace (31 Grand Slams), dies at 92  

Jan 02   Frank Muir, English writer, raconteur (b. 1920) died in the year 1998.  

Jan 04   In the year 1998 john Gary, singer, dies at 65  

Jan 05   Georgi Sviridov, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915) died in the year 1998.  

Jan 08   Michael Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time) dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1998 kenichi Fukui, Japanese Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1981) dies at 79  

Jan 11   In the year 1998 klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71  

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