What Happened on October 14, 1998

Historical Events

  • Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with 6 bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • MLB National League Championship: San Diego Padres beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • NY Islanders beat Tampa Bay, 7-1, to end 11 game winless streak
1998 History

Famous Deaths

  • Cleveland Amory, American writer and animal rights activist (b. 1917)
  • Frankie Yankovic, American accordionist known as 'America's Polka King' and winner of 1st Grammy Award for Best Polka Recording, dies of heart failure at 83

About October 14, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Week - Barenaked Ladies
  • UK #1 Song: Girlfriend - Billie