On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1998

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Union Flag begins to be flown full-mast over Buckingham Palace whenever British monarch not in residence, following change of protocol after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Matt Beck, an angry lottery accountant kills 4 at Connecticut state lottery

Famous Deaths

  • Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed
  • Frank Barrett, American baseball player (b. 1913)
1998 Highlights

About March 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces