On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1998

Historical Events

  • Brokerage houses are ordered to pay 1.03 billion USD to NASDAQ investors to compensate for price-fixing - largest civil settlement in US history
  • Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.

Famous Deaths

  • Ursula Reit [Reith], German actress (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), dies from natural causes at 84
1998 Highlights

About November 9, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio