What Happened on February 9, 1998

Historical Events

ESPY Awards

6th ESPY Awards: Ken Griffey Jr, Mia Hamm win

Assassination Attempt

Failed assassination attempt on Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze

Famous Deaths

  • Ken Weekes, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests, top score 137; first Test cricketer born in US), dies at 86

About February 9, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nice & Slow - Usher
  • UK #1 Song: Doctor Jones - Aqua