On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Shepard, American astronaut and 1st American in space, dies of leukemia at 74
  • Robert Young, American actor (Father Knows Best, Marcus Welby, M.D.), dies at 91
1998 Highlights

About July 21, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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