On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1998

Historical Events


Battle of InterestOmagh Bombing

Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland, the worst terrorist incident of The Troubles, kills 29 people and injures about 220

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A man and a child (who both survived) stand next to the car bomb in Omagh, Northern Ireland, that exploded shortly after, killing 29 people. The photographer did not survive.
A man and a child (who both survived) stand next to the car bomb in Omagh, Northern Ireland, that exploded shortly after, killing 29 people. The photographer did not survive.
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1998 Highlights

About August 15, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo