What Happened on February 3, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cavalese cable car disaster: 20 people killed after NATO aircraft severs a cable car line

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Florida Panther Dino Ciccarelli is 9th NHLer to score 600 career goals

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • Karla Faye Tucker is executed in Texas becoming the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.
  • Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, violates probation with 14 year-old father of her baby
  • NY Yankees replace general manager Bob Watson with Brian Cashman
  • Stamps commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales, go on sale in Britain
  • US military plane clips cable car lines in northern Italy, kills 20

Famous Deaths

  • Karla Faye Tucker, murderer, executed at 38