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

Sports record brokenNHL Record

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

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer

Famous Deaths

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

About February 3, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius