On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1998

Historical Events

  • Compaq Computer pays $9.6 billion for Digital Equipment Corporation; largest high-tech acquisition at the time

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Cookson, English novelist (Bannaman Legacy), dies at 91
1998 Highlights

About June 11, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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