WHAT ALL HAPPENED JANUARY TO DECEMBER 1998
Find out what all happened January to December 1998

Nineteen European nations agree to forbid human cloning. (12. January 1998)

An earthquake in Slovenia, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurs near the town of Bovec. (12. April 1998)

Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport. (6. February 1998)

Second Congo War: Government troops and their Angolan and Zimbabwean allies recapture Matadi and the Inga dams in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo from RCD and Rwandan troops. (30. August 1998)

Data sent from the Galileo spacecraft indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has a liquid ocean under a thick crust of ice. (2. March 1998)

Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he "misled people" about the relationship. (17. August 1998)

A suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth kills eight and injures 25 others. (25. January 1998)

Cozy Powell, was an English rock drummer, died following a car crash while driving his Saab 9000 at 104 mph (167 km/h) in bad weather on the M4 motorway near Bristol. (5. April 1998)

Terry Nichols is sentenced to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing. (4. June 1998)

The United States embassy bombings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya kill approximately 212 people. (7. August 1998)

In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional. (25. June 1998)

The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York. (26. May 1998)

Gay rights: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also apply when both parties are the same sex. (4. March 1998)

Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair on his website The Drudge Report. (17. January 1998)

Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Qur'an and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate. (28. August 1998)

ICANN is formed. (18. September 1998)

ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of STS-95 space shuttle mission. (29. October 1998)

Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of reaching India. (6. April 1998)

First flight of RQ-4 Global Hawk, the first unmanned aerial vehicle certified to file its own flight plans and fly regularly in U.S. civilian airspace. (28. February 1998)

The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched. (20. November 1998)

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WHAT ALL HAPPENED FROM JANUARY TO DECEMBER

WHAT ALL HAPPENED JANUARY TO DECEMBER 1998
Find out what all happened January to December 1998

Nineteen European nations agree to forbid human cloning. (12. January 1998)

An earthquake in Slovenia, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurs near the town of Bovec. (12. April 1998)

Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport. (6. February 1998)

Second Congo War: Government troops and their Angolan and Zimbabwean allies recapture Matadi and the Inga dams in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo from RCD and Rwandan troops. (30. August 1998)

Data sent from the Galileo spacecraft indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has a liquid ocean under a thick crust of ice. (2. March 1998)

Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he "misled people" about the relationship. (17. August 1998)

A suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth kills eight and injures 25 others. (25. January 1998)

Cozy Powell, was an English rock drummer, died following a car crash while driving his Saab 9000 at 104 mph (167 km/h) in bad weather on the M4 motorway near Bristol. (5. April 1998)

Terry Nichols is sentenced to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing. (4. June 1998)

The United States embassy bombings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya kill approximately 212 people. (7. August 1998)

In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional. (25. June 1998)

The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York. (26. May 1998)

Gay rights: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also apply when both parties are the same sex. (4. March 1998)

Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky affair on his website The Drudge Report. (17. January 1998)

Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Qur'an and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate. (28. August 1998)

ICANN is formed. (18. September 1998)

ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of STS-95 space shuttle mission. (29. October 1998)

Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of reaching India. (6. April 1998)

First flight of RQ-4 Global Hawk, the first unmanned aerial vehicle certified to file its own flight plans and fly regularly in U.S. civilian airspace. (28. February 1998)

The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched. (20. November 1998)

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