On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 69th MLB All Star Game, Coors Field, Denver: In the highest scoring AS Game in history, AL wins 13-8

Famous Deaths

  • Brigadier Theuns Swanepoel, South African Security Police notorious for ordering the police to shoot at protesting school children in 1976, 70
  • Moshood Abiola, 1993 Nigerian presidential election candidate and presumed winner of the inconclusive election, dies in detention at 60