On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1998

Historical Events

  • 1st ever "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" hosted by Chris Tarrant debuts on ITV in Britain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Google is formally incorporated by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University

Computer Scientist and Co-founder of Google Larry Page
Computer Scientist and Co-founder of Google
Larry Page
Co-Founder of Google Sergey Brin
Co-Founder of Google
Sergey Brin
  • NY Yankees beat Chicago WS, 11-6, to win their 100th game on the earliest date in MLB history besting the 1906 Chicago Cubs & 1954 Cleveland Indians by 5 days

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Sex and The City" actress Kim Cattrall (42) weds audio designer Mark Levinson

Actress Kim Cattrall
Actress
Kim Cattrall

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Kata, Australian writer, A Patch of Blue (b. 1912)
1998 Highlights

About September 4, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo