On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1998

Historical Events

  • 40th Grammy Awards: "Sunny Came Home" best song, Paula Cole best new artist

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges

Rock Star and Drummer Tommy Lee
Rock Star and Drummer
Tommy Lee
  • Switzerland's 1st legal brothel opens in Zurich

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon Baerg, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist, dies at 82
  • Celestine Tate Harrington, a quadriplegic street musician and writer.
  • Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90
  • Rockin' Sidney [Simien], American zydeco and R&B singer-songwriter, accordionist, guitarist, organist, and harmonica player ("My Toot-Toot"; "You Ain't Nothing But Fine"), dies of throat cancer at 59
  • Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at 87
1998 Highlights

About February 25, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces