On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1998

Historical Events

  • NHL's Minnesota franchise selects the nickname Wild

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rickey Henderson, rejoins Oakland A's for 4th time

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • STS 89 (Endeavour 12) launches into orbit
  • World League of American Football renamed as NFL Europe

Famous Birthdays

  • Silentó [Ricky Hawk] American rapper "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)", born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • C. P. "Chilla" Christ, Australian cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's), dies at 86
1998 Highlights

About January 22, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius