On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1998

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAkira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa, Japanese director and screenwriter who was posthumously named "Asian of the Century" in the "Arts, Literature, and Culture" category (Rashomon, Drunken Angel, Seven Samurai, Ran), dies of a stroke at 88

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa

1998 Highlights

About September 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo