What Happened on October 21, 1998

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: New York Yankees beat San Diego, 3-0 in Game 4 at Qualcomm Stadium to sweep Padres and win 2nd title in 3 years; MVP: Yankees 3rd baseman Scott Brosius

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury, British business executive, dies at 96
  • Alexander Cairncross, Scottish economist (Chancellor of Glasgow University), dies at 87
  • Francis W. Sargent, 64th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1915)
1998 Highlights

About October 21, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Night - Monica
  • UK #1 Song: Gym And Tonic - Spacedust