On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1998

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLinda McCartney

Linda McCartney [née Eastman], American photographer and musician (Wings) and wife of Paul McCartney, dies of breast cancer at 56

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney

1998 Highlights

About April 17, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries