1998

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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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 | change source]

January[change | change source]

New rubles
Frozen trees during the winter storm

February[change | change source]

March[change | change source]

April[change | change source]

The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

May[change | change source]

June[change | change source]

July[change | change source]

The US Embassy in Kenya after the bombing

August[change | change source]

September[change | change source]

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

October[change | change source]

November[change | change source]

December[change | change source]


Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

January[change | change source]

Vladimir Prelog 1906-1998


February[change | change source]

Enoch Powell 1912-1998


March[change | change source]

Lloyd Bridges 1913-1998


April[change | change source]

Octavio Paz 1914-1998


May[change | change source]

Phil Hartman 1948-1998


June[change | change source]

Alan Shepard 1923-1998

July[change | change source]


August[change | change source]

Frederick Reines 1918-1998


September[change | change source]

Betty Carter 1929-1998


October[change | change source]

November[change | change source]

December[change | change source]

Martin Rodbell 1925-1998


Nobel Prizes[change | change source]

Movies released[change | change source]

Hit songs[change | change source]

New books[change | change source]

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