What Happened on August 11, 1998

Historical Events

Historic Event

Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian National Authority president, Yasser Arafat, arrives in Cape Town on his first state visit to South Africa at the invitation of President Nelson Mandela

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin "Benny" Waters, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist, dies at 96
1998 Highlights

About August 11, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • UK #1 Song: No Matter What - Boyzone