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Historical Events In 1998

Monday, 06 February 2023

Jan 01   In the year 1998 all California bars, clubs & card rooms must be smoke-free  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   Mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 01   On this day in history uS Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates &cocaine  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec & Ontario on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history sonny Bono, half of the Sonny and Cher pop duo and politician, dies in a skiing accident in Lake Tahoe, California at age 62.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Vandals decapitate Copenhagen's Little Mermaid on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   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 in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   In the year 1998 roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history world Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Anatoly Solovyov & Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   On this day in history 24th Annual People's Choice Awards - Seinfeld, Tim Allen win  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   CBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   100th episode of "Ellen," airs on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   On this day in history charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   In the year 1998 amos "Junior" Wells, blues musician, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   On this day in history nASA announces John Glenn, 76, may fly in space again  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   President Clinton faces sexual harassment charges from Paula Jones on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   In the year 1998 carl Perkins, singer/songwriter, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   On this day in history rock 'n' roll pioneer Carl Perkins, whose hit song Blue Suede Shoes helped lift Elvis Presley to stardom, dies aged 65.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 19   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1998 rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   On this day in history pope John Paul II arrived in Havana for his first-ever visit to Cuba.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   Frank Muir, English writer, raconteur (b. 1920) died in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   John Gary, singer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Georgi Sviridov, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history death of owen Bradley, American record producer (b. 1915)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Michael Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time) dies at 93 in the year 1998.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history kenichi Fukui, Japanese Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1981) dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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