On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1998

Historical Events

Music Single

Britney Spears releases her debut single "Baby One More Time"

Agreement of Interest

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a "land for peace" agreement.


Famous Birthdays

  • Amandla Stenberg, American actress (Hunger Games), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Barnett Slepian, American physician, murdered by anti-abortionist James Charles Kopp at 52
1998 Highlights

About October 23, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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