On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1998

Historical Events

  • 6th ESPY Awards: Ken Griffey Jr, Mia Hamm win
  • 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
  • Laxness, Iceland's Nobel Literature laureate, dies at 95
1998 Highlights

About February 9, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius