On This Day

February 6, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • In Corsica, the prefect Claude Erignac is assassinated in Ajaccio, presumably by Yvan Colonna.
  • Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, who violated probation by seeing 14 year old father of her baby, sentenced to 7 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Deaths in History

  • Haroun Tazieff, French vulcanologist and geologist (b. 1914)
  • Nazim al-Kudsi, Syrian PM (1949, 1950-51)/pres (1961-63), dies
1998 in History