On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (b. 1903)

Sani Abacha

Sani Abacha, de facto President of Nigeria (1993-98), dies at 54


1998 Highlights

About June 8, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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