On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1998

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

PGA Seniors' Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Hale Irwin makes it 3 straight titles in the event with a convincing 7 stroke margin over runner-up Larry Nelson

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson

Famous Deaths

  • Liam Sullivan, American singer and actor (Star Trek, The Magic Sword, Monroes), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Octavio Paz, Mexican diplomat and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)
1998 Highlights

About April 19, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries