January 25, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Britain's Queen Mother, 97, gets an emergency hip replacement

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people injuring 25 others.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II visits Cuba and demands the release of political prisoners; he also condemns US moves to isolate the country

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Deaths in History

  • Mohammad Yusuf Khan, prime minister of Afganistan in (1963-65), dies