On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Tara Lipinski wins Olympic figure skating gold medal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad, for peace negotiations

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
UN Secretary-General
Kofi Annan
  • US movie box office hits quickest $1 billion for year (51 days)

OlympicsOlympic Games

Vancouver Canucks' right wing Pavel Bure scores 5 goals for Russia in a 7-4 semi-final win over Finland at the Nagano Winter Olympics

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
Ice Hockey Great
Pavel Bure

Famous Weddings

  • The warrior monk "Kung Fu" actor David Carradine (61) weds actress Marina Benjamin (45) on the Laramie Street on the back lot of Warner Bros. Studio