On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1998

Historical Events

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Farm Aid 11 held in Tinley Park, Illinois; performers include Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Phish, Steve Earle, Wilco, and Del McCoury Band

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young
Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp

Famous Birthdays

  • Angel Yin, American golfer (US Women's Open 2019 runner-up), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings

  • Dutch-born model Annette Roque (33) weds The Today show cohost Matt Lauer (41) at Presbyterian Church in Bridgehampton, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Roddy McDowall, British actor (Planet of Apes, Cleopatra, Lord Love a Duck), dies at 70
1998 Highlights

About October 3, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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