On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1998

Historical Events

  • Launch of Deep Space 1 on comet and asteroid mission

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Calderone, American physician and founder (planned parenthood), dies at 94
1998 Highlights

About October 24, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio