What Happened on February 15, 1998

Historical Events

Daytona 500

40th Daytona 500: Dale Earnhardt's only Daytona win in his 20th start; snaps a 59-race winless streak

Angel of the North

The Angel of the North, a large-scale steel sculpture 20 m (66 ft) tall by Antony Gormley is installed at Gateshead, northern England

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Cohn, American composer and writer on music, dies at 87
  • Martha Gellhorn, American novelist and journalist who was one of the first female war correspondents (Reuters), dies at 89

About February 15, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

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