Template:Events by month (1998)

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1998 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1998
MCMXCVIII

Ab urbe condita 2751
Armenian calendar 1447
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԷ
Bahá'í calendar 154 – 155
Buddhist calendar 2542
Coptic calendar 1714 – 1715
Ethiopian calendar 1990 – 1991
Hebrew calendar 5758 5759
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2053 – 2054
 - Shaka Samvat 1920 – 1921
 - Kali Yuga 5099 – 5100
Holocene calendar 11998
Iranian calendar 1376 – 1377
Islamic calendar 1418 – 1419
Japanese calendar Heisei

10


(平成 10年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2658
(皇紀2658年)
Julian calendar 2043
Korean calendar 4331
Thai solar calendar 2541
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1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year that started on a Thursday. In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 1998th year of Anno Domini; the 998th year of the 2nd millennium; the 98th year of the 20th century; and the 9th of the 1990s.

The year 1998 was designated International Year of the Ocean by UNESCO.[1]

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January[edit | edit source]

New rubles

Lunar Prospector

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Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

May[edit | edit source]

  • May 8CBS telecasts The Wizard of Oz for the last time. Beginning in 1999, The Wizard of Oz will be shown on cable, and in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 it will be telecast by the WB Television Network in addition to its cable showings.
  • May 11
    • India conducts 3 underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including 1 thermonuclear device.
    • The first euro coins are minted in Pessac, France. Because the final specifications for the coins were not finished in 1998, they will have to be melted and minted again in 1999.
  • May 1314 – Riots directed against Chinese Indonesians break out in Indonesia. Indonesian natives destroy and burn Chinese Indonesian-owned properties and kill and rape more than 1,000 Chinese Indonesians.
  • May 19 – The Galaxy IV communications satellite fails, leaving 80–90% of the world's pagers without service.
  • May 21Suharto resigns, after 32 years as President of Indonesia and his 7th consecutive re-election by the Indonesian Parliament (MPR). Suharto's hand-picked Vice President, B. J. Habibie, becomes Indonesia's third president.
  • May 26Bear Grylls, 23, becomes the youngest British climber to scale Mount Everest.[2]
  • May 28Nuclear testing: In response to a series of Indian nuclear tests, Pakistan explodes 5 nuclear devices of its own in the Chaghai hills of Baluchistan, codenamed Chagai-I, prompting the United States, Japan and other nations to impose economic sanctions. Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir annually.
  • May 30

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Aug.7: Nairobi Embassy bombing.

September[edit | edit source]

Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Henry Hudson searches for Swissair Flight 111 debris

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January[edit | edit source]

Vladimir Prelog

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Ernst Jünger

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Lloyd Bridges

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Benjamin Spock

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Frank Sinatra

Phil Hartman

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Alan Shepard

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Todor Zhivkov

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George Wallace

Betty Carter

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Roddy McDowall

November[edit | edit source]

Jean Marais

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Martin Rodbell

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1998. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1998 at Familypedia

46 people were born in 1998

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Jakob Danger Armstrong (1998)Billie Joe Armstrong (1972)Adrienne Nesser (1969)
Casimir Baltram (c1998-)Jens Baltram (c1960-)Maria Cristina Pallavicini (1962-)
Mason Scott Barlow (1998)James Clint Barlow (1970)Julia Grant (1967)
Daniel James Barsky (1998)Irving Barsky (1973)Denise Bort (1972)
Leonard Elmer Bernstein (1998)Peter Bernstein (1951)Marilyn Meadows (1964)
Jacob Eli Einstein Brooks (1998)Albert Lawrence Einstein (1947)Kimberly Brooks (1966)
Eszter Bánffy de Losoncz (1998)István Bánffy de Losoncz (1962)Aranka Simon (c1965)
James Chester Campbell, Viscount Emlyn (1998)Colin Robert Vaughan Campbell, 7th Earl Cawdor (1962)Isabella Rachel Stanhope (1966)
Mihai Șerban Cantacuzino (1998)Șerban Matei Cantacuzino (1967)Régine Villeneuve (c1968)
Bryan Ron Clements (1998)Ronald Francis Clements (1953)Tamera Lee Glumace (1960)
Elliot De Niro (1998)Robert De Niro (1943)Grace Hightower (1955)
Carlotta Eben (1998-)Hans Helmut Eben (1958-)Verana Pfersdorf (1962-)
Mary Elle Fanning (1998)Steven J. Fanning (1967)Heather Joy Arrington (1967)
James Franklin Ferreira (1998)Douglas Ferreira (1976)Beatrice Verne (1973)
Omar Ray GarciaDaren Lynn Matteson (1960- )Maria De Jusus Jaime Mendoza Garcia
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0 children were born to the 14 women born in 1998

117 people died in 1998

 FatherMotherAge at death
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
George Adamski (1925-1998)
Nancy Adnet (1938-1998)
Howard Parmalee Ady (1917-1998)Howard Parmelle Ady (1890-1948)Marie McCombs (1893-1978)
Cleveland Amory (1917-1998)Robert Amory (1885-1972)Leonore Cobb (1885-1971)
Marina Antonescu (1966-1998)Mihai Antonescu (1925-1985)Ioana Racoviță (1939-)
Hugh Auchincloss (1915-1998)Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1878-1947)Frances Coverdale Newlands (1878-1964)
Dorothy Bartell (1918-1998)Jesse Alden Bartell (1894-1969)Sena Andrina Severson (1893-1974)
Melanie Bedford (1918-1998)Robert Bedford (1890-1970)Caitlyn Bier (1896-1962)
Donald E. Beers (1923-1998)Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962)Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)75
Frank Oswald Bellamy (1910-1998)Edward George Bellamy (1887-1979)Enid Rachel Smith (1891-1972)
Jean-Claude Bernier (1917-1998)Edmond Bernier (1896-1958)Patricia Abgrall (1896-1965)
Mary Pamela Berry (1918-1998)James Gomer Berry, 1st Viscount Kemsley (1883-1968)Mary Lilian Holmes (-1928)
Anthony Brewer (1927-1998)
Dennis Broder (1922-1998)
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2093 people lived in 1998

 FatherMother
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
Melissa Abicht (1939-2009)Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)Amanda Krieger (1899-1959)
Carter Abiko (1957-2001)Eita Abiko (1920-2000)Aina Fukuzawa (1920-1995)
Elanor Abrahams (1939-2004)
Lisa Abramowicz (1933-2000)Leonard Abramowicz (1910-1980)Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)
Hannah Abs (1930-2006)
Samuel Achs (1919-2014)Morris L. Achs (1890-1958)Etta Schneir (1896-1960)
Amy Lyn Acker (1945-1999)
Bryce Ackerman (1949-1999)Abraham Ackerman (1900-1968)Martha Apter (1899-1958)
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Events of the year 1998 at Familypedia

21 people were married in 1998.

 Joined with
James Orsen Bakker (1940)Tamara Faye LaValley (1942-2007)+Lori Beth Graham (?)
William Hall Bush (1971)Sydney Davis (1970)
Angus Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton (1938-2010)Sarah Jane Scott (1945-1994)+ Jillian Robertson (bef1988-)+ Kay Carmichael (bef1998-)
Yvonne M. Dudink (1963-)Dirk Tol (1965-)
Gregory Graham (1962)Denise Shar (1964-2010)
Ethan Green Hawke (1970-)Uma Karuna Thurman (1970-)+Ryan Shawhughes (-)
Lisa Marie Henson (1960-)James Otis (bef1998-) + David Pressler (c1959-)
Robert Jones (1967)Lauren Litman (1974)
Claire-Louise Catherine Lemmens (1971)Jon Paul Symonds (living)
Lauren Litman (1974)Robert Jones (1967)
Stefania Lucchesi Palli (1974-)Mathias Calice (1969-)
Alexandria Minot 1981Albert Douglas-Hamilton (1998-2001) + Christopher Grant (2003-2006) + Thomas Fresson (2009-2019)
Jamie Frank Redknapp (1973)Louise Elizabeth Nurdling (1974)
Robert James Rivers (1976)Janet Caprio (1979)
Denise Shar (1964-2010)Gregory Graham (1962)
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There were 0 military battles in 1998.


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