On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1998

Historical Events

  • Cavalese cable car disaster: 20 people killed after NATO aircraft severs a cable car line

NHL Record

Florida Panther Dino Ciccarelli is 9th NHLer to score 600 career goals

  • Karla Faye Tucker is executed in Texas, first woman executed in the United States since 1984
  • Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, violates probation with 14 year-old father of her baby
  • NY Yankees replace general manager Bob Watson with Brian Cashman

Historic Event

Stamps commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales, go on sale in Britain


Famous Deaths

  • Karla Faye Tucker, murderer, executed at 38
1998 Highlights

About February 3, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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