What Happened on February 18, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NY Rangers fire head coach Colin Campbell
  • Two white separatists are arrested in Nevada and accused of plotting a biological attack on New York City subways.

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Caray, American sportscaster (Chicago Cubs), dies at probably 83
  • Mya Than Tint, Myanmarese author, dies of brain hemorrhage at 69
  • Robbie James, Welsh footballer (b. 1957)
  • Robert Merrill, songwriter (Funny Girl), commits suicide at 76