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Historical Events In 1998

Friday, 22 January 2021

Feb 25   Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Switzerland's first legal brothel opens in Zurich in the year 1998.  

Feb 26   Oprah Winfrey beats Texas cattlemen in beef trial in the year 1998.  

Feb 26   Total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  

Feb 27   14th Soap Opera Digest Awards on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1998 apple discontinues developing Newton computer  

Feb 27   In the year 1998 fBI arrests 10 most wanted suspected serial killer Tony Ray Amati  

Feb 27   New England Patriot David Meggett arrested in Toronto on sex assault charges on this day in history.  

Feb 28   "View From the Bridge," closes at Criterion Theater NYC in the year 1998.  

Feb 28   Vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is 4th NHLer to get 1,600 points in the year 1998.  

Mar 01   Malaysia Nipah virus outbreak in Malaysia killing 105 people on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Bill Gates testifies at Senate Judiciary Committee in the year 1998.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 4th Blockbuster Entertainment Awards  

Mar 12   On this day in history "Sound of Music", opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC  

Mar 14   In Northern Iran a 6.9 earthquake kills 5 people and 50 injured in Golbaf. Two thousand houses destroyed, 10,000 people left homeless in the year 1998.  

Mar 15   "Cabaret", opens at Club Expo Theater NYC on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history pacific Bell Internet Services announced that a flood of junk e-mail had overwhelmed its message servers on this day in 1998  

Mar 17   USA Women's Hockey Team beats Canada for first Olympics Gold medal in the year 1998.  

Mar 19   "Ah Wilderness!", opens at Vivian Beaumont theater in the year 1998.  

Mar 21   Australian cricket team suffers its worst defeat in 60 years, beaten by an innings and 219 runs by India in Calcutta in the year 1998.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 70th Academy Awards Titanic, Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt win  

Mar 23   On this day in history 70th Academy Awards: Titanic, Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt win  

Apr 03   World Ice Dance Figure Skating Championship in Minneapolis MN; Russians Anjelika Krylova and Oleg Ovsyannikov win on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history nFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season  

Apr 12   In the year 1998 in Austria a 6.0 earthquake resulted in the death of one person of a heart attack at Bovec, Slovenia.  

Apr 30   On this day in history secessionist rebels and the Papua New Guinea government sign a permanent ceasefire, ending a nine-year rebellion on the South Pacific island of Bougainville.  

May 01   Former Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver dies today in Pomona, California, at age 62 in the year 1998.  

May 03   On this day in history raiLink-MacKenzie Northern takes over the operation of the CN line from Smith, AB to Hay River, NWT.  

May 14   Last episode of Seinfeld on NBC (commercials are $2 million for 30 seconds) on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history microsoft agrees to delay shipping Windows 98 for several days while it negotiates with federal government and 20 states in attempt to forestall antitrust lawsuits.  

May 18   In the year 1998 justice Department and 20 state attorneys general sue Microsoft, charging it illegally thwarted competition to protect and extend its monopoly on software.  

May 22   In the year 1998 in Central Bolivia a 6.6 earthquake at least 105 people killed and 150 injured in the Aiquile-Totora area.  

May 28   In the year 1998 phil Hartman actor/comedian (NewsRadio, Saturday Night Live), shot to death while asleep in his bed by his wife at 49  

May 28   In the year 1998 phil Hartman, comedian and actor, dies at age 49  

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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   On this day in history death of frank Muir, English writer, raconteur (b. 1920)  

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

Jan 11   Klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71 in the year 1998.  

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