On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • First time the British Union Flag is flown over Buckingham Palace (following the controversy after Princess Dian's death; formerly the only flag flown was the Sovereign's standard indicating the monarch's presence.)
  • 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)