Historical Events on January 9, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title
  • Anatoly Solovyov & Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hrs 8 mins
  • Boston Red Sox Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving
  • Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned
  • Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever