On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1998

Historical Events

  • Barry Switzer resigns as Dallas Cowboy coach
  • Don Sutton selected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Deaths

  • Georgy Sviridov, Soviet Russian neo-romantic composer (The Blizzard; Time; Forward!), dies of a heart attack at 82
1998 Highlights

About January 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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