On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU party suffers a heavy defeat in federal elections to Gerard Schroder's SPD party

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl

Famous Weddings

  • "The Mummy" actor Brendan Fraser (30) weds actress Afton Smith (32) at Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Doak Walker, American football player (b. 1927)
  • Narita Brian, Japanese racehorse, world's top earner until 2000 (b. 1991)