1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1998th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 998th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1990s decade. Calendar year.
- Paola Andino
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- 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings
The 1998 United States embassy bombings were attacks that...
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- Paola Andino
August. August 7: U.S. embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya. August 7 – 1998 U.S. embassy bombings: The bombings of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya kill 224 people and injure over 4,500; they are linked to terrorist Osama bin Laden, an exile of Saudi Arabia.
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1. January 1 – Smoking is banned in all Californiabars and restaurants. 2. January 2 - Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflationand promote confidence. 3. January 2 - A gunman shoots Antario Teodoro Filho, Brazilian politician and radio presenter, in the middle of his broadcast. 4. January 4-10 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Nino, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to forests, and a number of deaths. 5. Ja...
1. February 3 - A low-flying US military airplane cuts the cable of a cable car near Trento, Italy, killing 20 people. 2. February 3 - President of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosianresigns. 3. February 4 - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake kills more than 5,000 people in Northeastern Afghanistan. 4. February 7-22 - The 1998 Winter Olympics are held in 1998 like a 2000 one for Nagano, Japan. 5. February 16 - China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a residential area near Chiang Kai-shek Airport in Taipei, k...
1. March 2 - Data sent from the Galileo probe indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has a liquid ocean under a thick crust of ice. 2. March 2 - In Austria, Natascha Kampusch is kidnapped by Wolfgang Priklopil, being held in captivity until August 2006. 3. March 11 - Prime Minister of Denmark Poul Nyrup Rasmussenis re-elected. 4. March 24 - A cyclone hits Bangladesh. 5. March 26 - In Algeria, 52 people are killed in the Oued Bouaicha massacre.January 28 - Ariel Winter, American actressFebruary 25 – Brendon Baerg, American actorApril 9 – Elle Fanning, American actressApril 24 - Ryan Newman, American actress
1. January 1 - Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (born 1905) 2. January 5 - Sonny Bono, American singer, actor and politician (born 1935) 3. January 7 - Vladimir Prelog, Croatian chemist (born 1906) 4. January 8 - Michael Tippett, English composer (born 1905) 5. January 9 - Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist (born 1918) 6. January 11 - Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor (born 1926) 7. January 19 - Carl Perkins, American guitarist (born 1932) 8. January 21 - Jack Lord, American actor (born...
1. February 6 - Falco, Austrian singer and musician (born 1957) 2. February 6 - Carl Wilson, American musician (born 1946) 3. February 8 - Halldor Laxness, Icelandic writer (born 1902) 4. February 8 - Julian Lincoln Simon, American economist and writer (born 1932) 5. February 8 - Enoch Powell, British politician (born 1912) 6. February 17 - Ernst Juenger, German writer (born 1895) 7. February 26 - Theodore Schultz, American economist (born 1902) 8. February 27 - George H. Hitchings, American...
1. March 3 - Fred W. Friendly, American television journalist and executive (born 1915) 2. March 10 - Lloyd Bridges, American actor (born 1913) 3. March 12 - Judge Dread, English musician (born 1945) 4. March 12 - Beatrice Wood, American artist and ceramicist (born 1893) 5. March 12 - Jozef Kroner, Slovakian actor (born 1924) 6. March 15 - Benjamin Spock, American athlete, pediatrician and writer (born 1903) 7. March 16 - Derek Harold Richard Barton, British chemist (born 1918) 8. March 21 -...Physics - Robert B. Laughlin, Horst L. Stroemer, Daniel Chee TsuiChemistry - Walter Kohn, John PoplePhysiology or Medicine - Robert F. Furchgott, Louis J. Ignarro, Ferid MuradLiterature - Jose Saramago"Never Ever" - All Saints"Ray Of Light" – Madonna"Cruel Summer" – Ace of Base"Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It"- Will Smith
The year 1998 in film involved many significant films, including Shakespeare in Love (which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), Saving Private Ryan (which was the top grossing film of the year in the United States), American History X, The Truman Show, Primary Colors, Rushmore, Rush Hour, There's Something About Mary, The Big Lebowski, and Terrence Malick's directorial return in The Thin ...
The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national football teams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. The country was chosen as the host nation by FIFA for the second time in the history of the tournament, defeating Morocco in the bidding process.
- 171 (2.67 per match)
- 32 (from 5 confederations)
The Cavalese cable car crash, also known as the Strage del Cermis ( Italian: Massacre of Cermis ), occurred on February 3, 1998, near the Italian town of Cavalese, a ski resort in the Dolomites some 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Trento. Twenty people died when a United States Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler aircraft, flying too low and against ...
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