Events in year of 1998

  • 01-01All California bars, clubs and card rooms must be smoke-free
  • 01-01Mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week
  • 01-01US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733
  • 01-02Autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates and cocaine
  • 01-03"Side Show, " closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 91 performances
  • 01-03Grandpa Jones suffers a stroke
  • 01-04"Funny Thing Happened, " closes at St. James NYC after 715 performances
  • 01-04"Ivanov, " closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • 01-04"Triumph of Love, " closes at Royale Theater, New York City
  • 01-05Ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec and Ontario
  • 01-06Barry Switzer resigns as Dallas Cowboy coach
  • 01-06Don Sutton selected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 01-08New York Giant GM George Young resigns to accept NFL position
  • 01-08Roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas
  • 01-08Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer
  • 01-08World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life
  • 01-09Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title
  • 01-09Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes
  • 01-09Boston Red Sox Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving
  • 01-09Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned
  • 01-09Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
  • 01-1018th United Negro College Fund raises (rebroadcasted Jan 17th)
  • 01-11"Proposals, " closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • 01-11AFC Championship: Denver Broncos beat Pitt Steelers 24-21
  • 01-11US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan
  • 01-11US male Figure Skating championship won by
  • 01-13"Patti LaBelle On Broadway, " opens at St. James Theater, New York City
  • 01-13CBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years
  • 01-14100th episode of "Ellen, " airs
  • 01-14Charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge

People born in year of 1998

  • 02-14Arpad Flynn Busson: NYC, New York -- Son of model Elle MacPherson
  • 02-16Mr Jefferson: Virginia, United States -- 1st cloned calf

People died in year of 1998

  • 01-01Helen Wills Moody Roark: Tennis ace (31 Grand Slams), dies at 92
  • 01-04John Gary: Singer, dies at 65
  • 01-05Georgi Sviridov: Composer, dies at 82
  • 01-05Sonny Bono: (Rep-R-Ca) / singer (Sonny & Cher), dies skiing at 62
  • 01-08Michael Tippett: Composer, dies at 93
  • 01-08Walter Diemer: Inventor (bubble gum 1928), dies of heart failure at 93
  • 01-09Kenichi Fukui: Japanese Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1981) dies at 79
  • 01-11Klaus Tennstedt: Conductor, dies at 71
  • 01-15Amos "Junior" Wells: Blues musician, dies at 63
  • 01-15Gulzarilal Nanda: Temporary Prime Minister of India (1964, 66)
  • 01-15Junior Wells: Blues harpist, dies at 63
  • 01-16David "Junior" Kimbrough: Blues musician, dies at 67
  • 01-16Peter Diamand: Artistic administrator, dies at 84
  • 01-17Emil Sitka: Actor (3 Stooges shorts), dies of a stroke at 82
  • 01-19Carl Perkins: Singer / songwriter, dies at 65
  • 01-20Zevulun Hammer: Vice Prime Minister of Israel
  • 01-23Hilla Limann: President of Ghana in (1979-81)
  • 01-24Jay Monahan: Husband of Katie Couric, dies of cancer at 42
  • 01-25Mohammad Yusuf Khan: Prime Minister of Afganistan in (1963-65)
  • 01-26S P Leary: Texan Blues drummer (Muddy Waters), dies at 67
  • 01-26Walter Edmonds: Writer (Drums Along the Mohawk), dies at 93
  • 01-30Ricky Sanderson: Stabbed 16-year old girl in NC, executed at 38
  • 02-03Karla Faye Tucker: Murderer, executed at 38
  • 02-05Tim Kelly: Guitarist, dies at 34
  • 02-06[Johann Hoelzel] Falco: Singer (Rock Me Amadeus), dies at 40
  • 02-06Carl Wilson: Rock vocalist (Beach Boy), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 02-06Nazim al-Kudsi: Syrian Prime Minister (1949, 1950-51) / President (1961-63)
  • 02-07Carl Dean Wilson: Musician, dies at 51
  • 02-08William Lambert: Pulitzer prize-winning reporter, dies at 78
  • 02-10Buddy the Wonder Dog: Dog (Air Bud), dies of cancer at 9

Events in year of 2160

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    People born in year of 2160

    • 06-14Montgomery Edward Scott: Aberdeen, Scotland -- Fictional eng (Star Trek)

    People died in year of 2160

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