What Happened on December 12, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Weddings

  • TV personality Melissa Rivers (30) weds horse breeder John Endicott at The Plaza Hotel in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida (1971-89) and Governor of Florida (1991-98), dies at 68
  • Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (b. 1922)
  • Mo Udall, American politician (b. 1922)