On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Capeman," opens at Marquis Theater NYC
  • Singers Bobby Brown found guiilty of DWI in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Soyuz TM-27 launches to MIR
  • Thick Fog causes highway carnage in Belgium and Netherlands, 6 die
  • Woman's Clinic in Birmingham Alabama bombed, 1 killed

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Alioto, mayor of San Francisco (b. 1916)