1998

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
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Years: 1995 1996 199719981999 2000 2001

1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the 9th year of the 1990s decade, the 98th year of the 20th century and the 998th year of the 2nd millennium.

Events[change | edit source]

January[change | edit source]

New rubles
Frozen trees during the winter storm

February[change | edit source]

March[change | edit source]

April[change | edit source]

The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

May[change | edit source]

June[change | edit source]

July[change | edit source]

The US Embassy in Kenya after the bombing

August[change | edit source]

September[change | edit source]

Vessels searching for Swissair Flight 111 off Nova Scotia
Flooding in Nicaragua caused by Hurricane Mitch

October[change | edit source]

November[change | edit source]

December[change | edit source]


Births[change | edit source]

Deaths[change | edit source]

January[change | edit source]

Vladimir Prelog 1906-1998


February[change | edit source]

Enoch Powell 1912-1998


March[change | edit source]

Lloyd Bridges 1913-1998


April[change | edit source]

Octavio Paz 1914-1998


May[change | edit source]

Phil Hartman 1948-1998


June[change | edit source]

Alan Shepard 1923-1998

July[change | edit source]


August[change | edit source]

Frederick Reines 1918-1998


September[change | edit source]

Betty Carter 1929-1998


October[change | edit source]

Ted Hughes 1930-1998

November[change | edit source]

December[change | edit source]

Martin Rodbell 1925-1998


Nobel Prizes[change | edit source]

Movies released[change | edit source]

Hit songs[change | edit source]

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