What Happened on January 8, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • NY Giant GM George Young resigns to accept NFL position

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Unabomber suspect Ted Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer

Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist
Ted Kaczynski
  • World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time) dies at 93
  • Walter Diemer, inventor (bubble gum 1928), dies of heart failure at 93