On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1998

Historical Events

  • 48th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • CFL Grey Cup, Winnipeg Stadium: Calgary Stampeders defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 26-24; future NFL 4-time Pro Bowl quarterback Jeff Garcia MVP

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis beats American Lindsay Davenport 7–5, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2 in the WTA Tour Championship final at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England

Actress Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet

Famous Deaths

  • Stu Unger, American poker player (b. 1953)
1998 Highlights

About November 22, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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