What Happened on October 28, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • An Air China (Mainland China) jetliner is hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin and flown to Taiwan.

Famous Deaths

  • James Goldman, American screenwriter/playwright (The Lion in Winter) dies of a heart attack at 71

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ted Hughes, Poet and British Poet Laureate (1984-98), dies aged 68