On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1998

Famous Weddings

Angela Merkel

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel (44) weds quantum chemist Joachim Sauer (49) in Bonn, Germany

Clyde Drexler

NBA player Clyde Drexler (36) weds attorney Gaynell Floyd; divorce in 2011

Famous Deaths

  • George Webb, British actor (Keeping Up Appearances), dies of natural causes at 86
  • Johnny Moore, American singer (The Drifters) (b. 1934)
1998 Highlights

About December 30, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn