On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1998

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
1998 Highlights

About February 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces