What Happened on February 1, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Street Corner Symphony" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 perf
  • 86th Men's Australian Open: Petr Korda beats Marcelo Rios (6-2, 6-2, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

86th Women's Australian Open: Martina Hingis beats Conchita Martinez (6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • Australian Mixed: J Gimelstob & V Williams beat Suk & Sukova (62 61)
  • Lillian E. Fishburne became the first female African American to be promoted to rear admiral.
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 29-24