On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1998

Historical Events

  • Tara Lipinski wins Olympic figure skating gold medal

Historic Event

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

  • US movie box office hits quickest $1 billion for year (51 days)

Olympic 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


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
1998 Highlights

About February 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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