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1998 Historical Event(s)
- January 4, 1998 – Wilaya of Relizane massacres in Algeria: over 170 are killed in three remote villages.
- January 28, 1998 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- February 16, 1998 – China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a road and residential area near Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taiwan, killing all 196 aboard and six more on the ground.
- May 30, 1998 – A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
- June 4, 1998 – Terry Nichols is sentenced to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
- August 20, 1998 – The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government’s approval.
- October 16, 1998 – Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.
- October 31, 1998 – Iraq disarmament crisis begins: Iraq announces it would no longer cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors.
- December 26, 1998 – Iraq announces its intention to fire upon U.S. and British warplanes that patrol the northern and southern no-fly zones.
Who Were Born On 1998?
- January 1, 1998 – Marlene Lawston, American child actress
- April 9, 1998 – Elle Fanning, American actress
- May 16, 1998 – Ariel Waller, Canadian actress
- July 10, 1998 – Haley Pullos, American actress
- July 17, 1998 – Felipe Juan Froilán de Marichalar y de Borbón, Spanish royal
- July 22, 1998 – Madison Pettis, American actress
- July 31, 1998 – Rico Rodriguez II, American child actor
- August 1, 1998 – Khamani Griffin, American actor
- October 6, 1998 – Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer
- December 22, 1998 – G. Hannelius, American child actress