On This Day

October 8, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

José Saramago is the first person from Portugal to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature

Novelist José Saramago
Novelist
José Saramago
  • Oslo Gardermoen airport opening after the close down of Fornebu.

USAImpeachment Trial of Bill Clinton

US House of Representatives votes to begin impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton on charges of lying about his affair with Monica Lewinsky

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Tickets issued to former President Gerald Ford and his wife Betty
Tickets issued to former President Gerald Ford and his wife Betty
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