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Historical Events In 1998

Friday, 18 September 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   On this day in history mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, who violated probation by seeing 14 year old father of her baby, sentenced to 7 years  

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   On this day in history 18th Winter Olympics games open at Nagano Japan  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history failed assassination attempt on Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze  

Feb 09   Laxness, Iceland's Nobel Literature laureate, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history buddy the Wonder Dog, dog (Air Bud), dies of cancer at 9  

Feb 10   In the year 1998 canadian National President Paul Tellier says CN is acquiring US rail company Illinois Central Corp for $2.4 billion  

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 in the year 1998.  

Feb 11   Lyrics to "Candle in the Wind 1997," auctioned for $442,500 in the year 1998.  

Feb 12   In the year 1998 250-car Italy pile-up due to fog, 4 die &50 hurt  

Feb 12   Intel unveils its first graphics chip i740 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history dale Eggeling wins Los Angeles Women's Golf Championship  

Feb 16   On this day in history tellabs Inc acquires Coherent Communications Systems for $670 million  

Feb 19   In the year 1998 soyuz TM-26 lands  

Feb 19   In the year 1998 uS hockey team destroys their rooms at Olympics village in Japan  

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   "King & I," closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances in the year 1998.  

Feb 22   In the year 1998 18th Winter Olympics games close at Nagano Japan  

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

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

Feb 23   On this day in history supreme Court lets Megan's Law stand  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history elton John knighted  

Feb 24   Henny Youngman, comedian (Take my wife please), dies at 92 in the year 1998.  

Feb 25   Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In 1998

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 02   Frank Muir, English writer, raconteur (b. 1920) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history john Gary, singer, dies at 65  

Jan 05   On this day in history georgi Sviridov, composer, dies at 82  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915)  

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

Jan 09   Kenichi Fukui, Japanese Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1981) dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71  

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