On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Marais, French actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus), dies of cardio-vascular disease at 84
  • Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician, dies at 43
  • Rumer Godden, English author (Thursday's Children), dies at 90
  • Stuart Sutherland, British psychologist, educator (Sussex University's Laboratory of Experimental Psychology), and writer (Breakdown), dies of a heart attack at 76
1998 Highlights

About November 8, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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