On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Street Corner Symphony" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 performances
  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: Petr Korda of Czechoslovakia wins his first and only Grand Slam event; beats Marcelo Rios of Chile 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
  • Lillian E. Fishburne became the first female African American to be promoted to rear admiral.
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 29-24; MVP: Warren Moon, Seattle Seahawks, QB, HI