On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1998

Historical Events

  • NBA commences a player lockout after no agreement with players about salary issues - lasts 204 days with the season shortened by 50 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Chloe Bailey, American R&B singer (Chloe X Halle - "Ungodly Hour"), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Pa Salieu, Gambian British rapper (Frontline), born in Slough, England

Famous Weddings

Barbra Streisand

Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu, California

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
1998 Highlights

About July 1, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer