Historical Events In 1998
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Feb 25 On this day in history pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges
Feb 25 On this day in history switzerland's first legal brothel opens in Zurich
Feb 26 Oprah Winfrey beats Texas cattlemen in beef trial on this day in history.
Feb 26 Total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean in the year 1998.
Feb 27 On this day in history 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards
Feb 27 Apple discontinues developing Newton computer in the year 1998.
Feb 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history "View From the Bridge," closes at Criterion Theater NYC
Feb 28 On this day in history vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is 4th NHLer to get 1,600 points
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 "Sound of Music", opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC in the year 1998.
Mar 14 On this day in history in Northern Iran a 6.9 earthquake kills 5 people and 50 injured in Golbaf. Two thousand houses destroyed, 10,000 people left homeless
Mar 15 In the year 1998 "Cabaret", opens at Club Expo Theater NYC
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 On this day in history uSA Women's Hockey Team beats Canada for first Olympics Gold medal
Mar 19 "Ah Wilderness!", opens at Vivian Beaumont theater on this day in history.
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 70th Academy Awards: Titanic, Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt win in the year 1998.
Apr 03 In the year 1998 world Ice Dance Figure Skating Championship in Minneapolis MN; Russians Anjelika Krylova and Oleg Ovsyannikov win
Apr 04 NFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season in the year 1998.
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 Secessionist rebels and the Papua New Guinea government sign a permanent ceasefire, ending a nine-year rebellion on the South Pacific island of Bougainville in the year 1998.
May 01 Former Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver dies today in Pomona, California, at age 62 on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1998 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) in the year 1998.
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 Central Bolivia a 6.6 earthquake at least 105 people killed and 150 injured in the Aiquile-Totora area on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history phil Hartman actor/comedian (NewsRadio, Saturday Night Live), shot to death while asleep in his bed by his wife at 49
May 28 On this day in history phil Hartman, comedian and actor, dies at age 49