The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1998
- January 17, 1998 – Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky affair on his website The Drudge Report.
- January 28, 1998 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- January 29, 1998 – In Birmingham, Alabama, a bomb explodes at an abortion clinic, killing one and severely wounding another. Serial bomber Eric Robert Rudolph is suspected as the culprit.
- April 6, 1998 – Travelers Group announces an agreement to undertake the $76 billion merger between Travelers and Citicorp, and the merger is completed on October 8, of that year, forming Citibank.
- May 30, 1998 – A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
- August 20, 1998 – U.S. embassy bombings: The United States launches cruise missile attacks against alleged al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical plant in Sudan in retaliation for the August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
- October 29, 1998 – The Gothenburg discothèque fire in Sweden kills 63 and injures 200.
- November 9, 1998 – Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
- December 29, 1998 – Leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologize for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over one million lives.
Who Were Born On 1998?
- January 22, 1998 – Silentó, American rapper
- February 10, 1998 – Candy Hsu, Taiwanese singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
- February 20, 1998 – Shun Nishime, Japanese model and actor
- April 9, 1998 – Elle Fanning, American actress and singer
- April 11, 1998 – Oliver Dillon, English actor
- May 14, 1998 – Taruni Sachdev, Indian actress (d. 2012)
- August 5, 1998 – Kanon Suzuki, Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume)
- August 24, 1998 – Robin, Finnish singer
- October 6, 1998 – Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer
- December 22, 1998 – G. Hannelius, American actress and singer