What Happened on January 12, 1998

Historical Events

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

13th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: The Eagles; Fleetwood Mac; Mamas and Papas; Lloyd Price; Santana; Gene Vincent; "Jelly Roll" Morton; and Allen Toussaint

  • Nineteen European nations agree to forbid human cloning.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nathan Gamble, American child actor, born in Tacoma, Washington
Born in 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Jona Korn, German composer, dies at 75

About January 12, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
  • UK #1 Song: Never Ever - All Saints