On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1998

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Indian Professor Amartya Sen is awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics for his contributions to welfare economics

Economist/Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Amartya Sen

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine presented to Gertrude B. Elion, George H. Hitchings and James W. Black for development of new drugs

Biochemist and Drug Researcher Gertrude B. Elion
Biochemist and Drug Researcher
Gertrude B. Elion

1998 Highlights

About December 10, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius