On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 50th Emmy Awards: The Practice, Frasier, Andre Braugher & Christine Lahti win
  • US Open Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Patrick Rafter retains title; beats Mark Philippoussis 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire


Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge Wallace

George Wallace, American politician (Gov-D-Ala) and presidential candidate, dies of septic shock at 79

Governor of Alabama and Segregationist George Wallace
Governor of Alabama and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)