On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1998

Historical Events

  • Violence erupts in Richmond, South Africa, reflecting underlying political tensions between supporters of the ANC and Inkatha Freedom Party

Famous Deaths

  • Beryl Bryden, British jazz and blues singer and washboard player, dies at 78
  • Richard McDonald, American fast food pioneer (b. 1909)
  • Robert A. W. Lowndes, American sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet), dies at 81
1998 Highlights

About July 14, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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