Historical Events 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stamps commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales, go on sale in Britain

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • US military plane clips cable car lines in northern Italy, kills 20