What Happened on February 18, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Andrea Bocelli makes his operatic debut as Rodolfo in "La bohème" at the Teatro Comunale in Cagliari

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
  • NY Rangers fire head coach Colin Campbell
  • Two white separatists are arrested in Nevada and accused of plotting a biological attack on New York City subways.

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Caray, American sportscaster (Chicago Cubs), dies at probably 83
  • Mya Than Tint, Myanmarese author, dies of brain hemorrhage at 69
  • Robbie James, Welsh footballer (b. 1957)
  • Robert Merrill, songwriter (Funny Girl), commits suicide at 76