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

Historic Event

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

  • 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

Kim Cattrall

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

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? 23 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo