On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Masters Golf

62nd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Mark O'Meara claims his first major title with a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win by 1 stroke from David Duval and Fred Couples

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
  • An earthquake in Slovenia, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurs near the town of Bovec.