On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1998

Historical Events

  • An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Gates gets a pie thrown in his face in Brussels, Belgium

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates

1998 Highlights

About February 4, 1998

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

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius