On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

Irish band Boyzone release their best-selling single "No Matter What" composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman

Singer Ronan Keating
Singer
Ronan Keating
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • The Oval stages first competitive cricket match played under floodlights in London when home team Surrey loses to Sussex by 8 wickets in the day/night 40-over fixture

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (b. 1934)