What Happened on September 1, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • American harness trainer/driver Dave Palone wins his 6,000th race, driving Oompa’s Terminator to victory at The Meadows Racetrack in Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Cary Middlecoff, American golfer (1956 Vardon Trophy, 1955 Byron Nelson Award), dies at 77
  • Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (Marsz żałobny), dies at 67
  • Vere Harmsworth, 3rd Viscount Rothermere, English press magnate (The Mail on Sunday), dies of a heart attack at 73