On This Day

February 3, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Cavalese cable car disaster: 20 people killed after NATO aircraft severs a cable car line
  • Karla Faye Tucker is executed in Texas, first woman executed in the United States since 1984
  • Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, violates probation with 14 year-old father of her baby

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stamps commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales, go on sale in Britain

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer

Deaths in History

  • Karla Faye Tucker, murderer, executed at 38