On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1998

Historical Events

  • "Ragtime" opens at Ford Theater NYC
  • 48th NHL All-Star Game, General Motors Place, Vancouver, BC: North America beats World, 8-7; MVP: Teemu Selanne, Anaheim, RW

Golden Globes

55th Golden Globes: "Titanic", Peter Fonda and Judi Dench win

Actress Judi Dench
Judi Dench
  • ABL All-Star Game at Disney complex in Orlando
  • Boston Celtics retire Robert Parrish's #00

Sports History

Larry Bird returns to Boston as head coach of the Indiana Pacers for the first time, as former Celtics center Robert Parish is honoured by having his No. 00 raised to the Fleet Center rafters

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird

1998 Highlights

About January 18, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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