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From top left, clockwise: The 1998 Winter Olympics are held in Nagano, Japan; U.S. President Bill Clinton is impeached over the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal; a poster advocates for a "yes" vote on the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland, which eventually prevails and ends most of the violence associated with The Troubles; Google is launched; Protests erupt in Indonesia over the Fall of Suharto, which lead to 1,000 fatalities; an Albanian postage stamp depicts the 1998 FIFA World Cup, which was held in France; SwissAir Flight 111 crashes off the coast of Nova Scotia after an in-flight fire; the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania are bombed by Al-Qaeda.
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1998 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1998
MCMXCVIII
Ab urbe condita2751
Armenian calendar1447
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԷ
Assyrian calendar6748
Baháʼí calendar154–155
Balinese saka calendar1919–1920
Bengali calendar1405
Berber calendar2948
British Regnal year46 Eliz. 2 – 47 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2542
Burmese calendar1360
Byzantine calendar7506–7507
Chinese calendar丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4694 or 4634
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4695 or 4635
Coptic calendar1714–1715
Discordian calendar3164
Ethiopian calendar1990–1991
Hebrew calendar5758–5759
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2054–2055
 - Shaka Samvat1919–1920
 - Kali Yuga5098–5099
Holocene calendar11998
Igbo calendar998–999
Iranian calendar1376–1377
Islamic calendar1418–1419
Japanese calendarHeisei 10
(平成10年)
Javanese calendar1930–1931
Juche calendar87
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4331
Minguo calendarROC 87
民國87年
Nanakshahi calendar530
Thai solar calendar2541
Tibetan calendar阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
2124 or 1743 or 971
    — to —
阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
2125 or 1744 or 972
Unix time883612800 – 915148799

1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1998th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 998th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1990s decade.

1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.[1]

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Éder Militão

February

Khalid

March

Paola Andino

April

Elle Fanning

May

Markelle Fultz
MrBeast

June

Houssem Aouar

July

Jaden Smith
Maya Hawke

August

Shawn Mendes
Stefanos Tsitsipas
China Anne McClain

September

Trae Young

October

November

Sofia Kenin

December

Martin Ødegaard
Kylian Mbappe

Deaths

Further information: Category:1998 deaths

Deaths
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Main article: Deaths in January 1998

Sonny Bono
Vladimir Prelog

February

Main article: Deaths in February 1998

Halldór Laxness
George H. Hitchings

March

Main article: Deaths in March 1998

Lloyd Bridges
Benjamin Spock

April

Main article: Deaths in April 1998

Pol Pot
Octavio Paz
Konstantinos Karamanlis

May

Main article: Deaths in May 1998

Frank Sinatra
Sōsuke Uno
Barry Goldwater

June

Main article: Deaths in June 1998

Maureen O'Sullivan

July

Main article: Deaths in July 1998

Alan Shepard

August

Main article: Deaths in August 1998

Todor Zhivkov
E. G. Marshall
Frederick Reines

September

Main article: Deaths in September 1998

Akira Kurosawa
Florence Griffith Joyner

October

Main article: Deaths in October 1998

Gene Autry
Roddy McDowall

November

Main article: Deaths in November 1998

Jean Marais
Stokely Carmichael
Esther Rolle

December

Main article: Deaths in December 1998

Irene Hervey
Alan Hodgkin

Nobel Prizes

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Fields Medal

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