On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1998

Historical Events

  • Two hundred aid workers from CARE International, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) and other aid groups leave Afghanistan on orders of the Taliban

Famous Deaths

  • Dieter Nowka, German composer, conductor and musicologist, dies at 74
  • June Byers, American professional wrestler (b. 1922)
1998 Highlights

About July 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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