On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1998

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charleston, South Carolina on WAVF 96.1 FM

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Osama bin Laden publishes a fatwa declaring jihad against all Jews and Crusaders

Islamic Militant and Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant and Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • Tornadoes in Florida kills at least 31
  • US Supreme Court lets Megan's Law (sex offenders information) stand

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Abbott, American character actor (The FBI, Sweet Bird of Youth), dies at 73
1998 Highlights

About February 23, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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