What Happened on December 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Weddings

  • "Def Jam" business magnate Russell Simmons (41) weds model Kimora Lee (23) on the French Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British biophysicist (Nobel 1963), dies at 84
  • Chester P. Lyons, Canadian naturalist and author (b. 1915)
  • Irene Hervey, American actress (b. 1910)