What Happened on November 9, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Brokerage houses are ordered to pay 1.03 billion USD to cheated NASDAQ investors to compensate for their price-fixing. This is the largest civil settlement in United States history.
  • Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.

Famous Deaths

  • Ursula Reit, German actress (b. 1914)