On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1998

Historical Events

Hopman Cup

Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Karina Habšudová & Karol Kučera beat French pair Mary Pierce & Cédric Pioline 6-3, 6-4 for a 2-1 win, and Slovakia's first title

  • Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan wins his 600th NBA game with a 111-84 victory at the Houston Rockets

Sports History

Vancouver Canucks veteran center Mark Messier becomes the 6th player in NHL history to record 1,000 assists in a 2-2 tie against the Florida Panthers at General Motors Place


Famous Weddings

Barry Bonds

Major League Baseball outfielder Barry Bonds (33) weds Elizabeth Watson (28) at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco

1998 Highlights

About January 10, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn