What Happened on June 9, 1998

Historical Events

Historic Event

Abdulsalami Abubakar succeeds Sani Abacha as military President of Nigeria

Famous Deaths

  • Jackie McGlew, South African cricket batsman (34 Tests, 7 x 100, HS 255no; Natal), dies at 69
  • Lois Mailou Jones, American painter (Peasants on Parade), dies at 92
1998 Highlights

About June 9, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • UK #1 Song: C'est La Vie - B*Witched