What Happened on April 19, 1998

Historical Events

Senior PGA Championship

Senior PGA Championship, PGA National GC: Hale Irwin makes it 3 straight titles in the event with a convincing 7 stroke margin over runner-up 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 poet (Salamandra; Topoemas), writer and diplomat who won the 1990 Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 84
1998 Highlights

About April 19, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Close - Next
  • UK #1 Song: It's Like That - Run DMC Versus Jason Nevins