What Happened on August 2, 1998

Historical Events

Golf Major

Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Essex GC: Brandie Burton wins by 1 shot from Annika Sörenstam

  • Curtis Cup Women's Golf, Minikahda GC: US beats Great Britain & Ireland 10-8
  • Tour de France: Marco Pantani of Italy makes it a Tour & Giro d'Italia double, German Erik Zabel is points winner
1998 History

Famous Deaths

  • Shari Lewis [Phyllis Hurwitz], American puppeteer and ventriloquist (Lamb Chop), dies of breast cancer at 65

About August 2, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 30 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: Viva Forever - Spice Girls