What Happened on November 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden "a man without a sin" in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant & Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched.

Famous Deaths

  • Galina Starovoitova, Russian politician (b. 1946)