On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • First RFID human implantation tested in the United Kingdom.
  • The Netherlands is selected as the site for the trial of the two Libyan suspects of the 1988 Pan Am bombing.

Famous Deaths

  • E G Marshall [Everett Eugene Grunz], American actor (12 Angry Men, The Defenders), dies of lung cancer at 88
  • Gene Page, American arranger and composer (Righteous Brothers, Whitney Houston), dies at 58