September 2, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Swissair Flight 111 crashes near Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia. All 229 people on board are killed.
  • The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean-Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide

Deaths in History

  • Allen Drury, American author (b. 1918)