Year 1998

Year 1998Events and photos of Year 1998.
1998 August 31
North Korea fires missile across Japan
1998 August 7
U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania bombed
1998 December 16-19
Clinton orders air strikes on Iraq
1998 February 3
U.S. plane cuts ski cable in Italy and sends car plunging; 20 killed
1998 February 4 et seq.
Thousands dead in Afghanistan quake
1998 January 21 and sequent
President accused in White House sex scandal; denies allegations of affair with White House intern, Monica Lewinsky
1998 January 21-25
Pope John Paul II visits Cuba
1998 January 9
Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life for 1993 World Trade Center bombing
1998 June 1
Serbs renew attack on Kosovo rebels
1998 March 19
Hindu nationalist Vajpayee becomes India's prime minister
1998 March 27
FDA approves Viagra, male impotence drug
1998 March 27
The FDA approves the male impotence drug Viagra
1998 March 5 et seq.
Serbs battle ethnic Albanians in Kosovo
1998 May 11, 13
India conducts three atomic tests despite worldwide disapproval
1998 May 11, 13
India conducts three atomic tests despite worldwide disapproval
1998 May 29, 30
Pakistan stages five nuclear tests in response
1998 May 29, 30
Pakistan stages five nuclear tests in response to India's
1998 May 3
Europeans agree on single currency, the euro
1998 May 3
Europeans agree on single currency, the euro
1998 May 4
Unabomber, Theodore Kaczynski, sentenced to four life terms
1998 November 1
More than 10,000 die in Central American hurricane, Mitch
1998 October 16
Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet arrested in London
1998 October 16
Former Chilean dictator Pinochet arrested in London
1998 October 29
77-year old Senator John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, returns to orbit in the space shuttle Discovery
1998 October 5
Matthew Shepard, gay Wyoming student, fatally beaten in hate crime
1998 September 18
Senate sustains veto of bill to outlaw late-term abortions
1998 September 2
Swissair jet crashes; kills 229
1998 September 24
Iran lifts death threat against Salman Rushdie
1998 September 27
German chancellor Helmut Kohl defeated by Gerhard Schröder
Afghanistan, Takhar - 4.700 deads - magnitudo 6,9
Papua Nuova Guinea, with Tsunami - 2100 deads - magnitudo 7
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Robert F. FurchgottRobert F. Furchgott, Search with google:Louis IgnarroLouis Ignarro, Search with google:Ferid MuradFerid Murad
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Robert B. LaughlinRobert B. Laughlin, $Horst St'rmer$, Search with google:Daniel TsuiDaniel Tsui
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Amartya SenAmartya Sen
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Walter KohnWalter Kohn, per lo sviluppo della teoria del funzionale di densitÓ
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:John HumeJohn Hume, Search with google:David TrimbleDavid Trimble
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Josè SaramagoJosè Saramago
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:John A. PopleJohn A. Pople, per lo sviluppo del metodo computazionale di chimica quantistica noto come metodo Pariser-Parr-Pople
Academy Award Best Director: Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan
Academy Award Best Original Screenplay:
Academy Award Best Supporting Actress: Judi Dench, Shakespeare in Love
Academy Award Best Supporting Actor: James Coburn, Affliction
Academy Award Best Actress: Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare in Love
Academy Award Best Actor: Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful
Academy Award Best Picture: Shakespeare in Love
Football XXXII Super Bowl: Denver Broncos d. Green Bay Packers(31-24)
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Jana Novotna d. N. Tauziat (6-4 7-6)
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Pete Sampras d. G. Ivanisevic (6-7 7-6 6-4 3-6 6-2)
UEFA_Champions_League, Soccer World Cup: France d. Brazil (3-0) in France
Baseball World Series: New York Yankees (AL) 4-0 San Diego Padres (NL)
WINTER OLYMPICS, Winter Olympics XVIII: Search with google:NaganoNagano, Japan
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls d. Utah Jazz (4-2)
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid CF (Spain)
1998 Playboy cover
Year 1998's Notable Births
1998 September 10
Search with google:Gemelli DiVersiGemelli DiVersi , Group Virgo
1998 September 09
Search with google:Marco TodiscoMarco Todisco , actor (born at Rome,Italy) Virgo
Year 1998's Notable Deaths
1998 June 14
Search with google:Eric TabarlyEric Tabarly , velista (born 1931 July 24) Leo
1998 May 14
Search with google:Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra , actor, singer (dead at Los Angeles, California, USA) (born 1915 December 12) Sagittarius
1998 July 23
Search with google:John Richard HopkinsJohn Richard Hopkins , PPP (born 1931 January 27) Aquarius
1998 April 17
Search with google:Linda Louise Eastman McCartneyLinda Louise Eastman McCartney , singer, moglie di Paul (born 1941 September 24) Libra
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