On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Iraq disarmament crisis begins: Iraq announces it would no longer cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors.

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard J. Dwyer, American politician (Rep-D-NJ 1981-93), dies at 77
  • Elmer Vasko, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1935)
  • Kenneth Darling, British Army Commander-in-chief Allied Forces, dies at 89