Today in History for April 1998
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Events 1 - 14 of 14
1st - World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Minn
2nd - World Mens Figure Skating Championship in Minn
3rd - World Ice Dance Figure Skating Championship in Minn
4th - NFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season
5th - 10th Seniors Golf Tradition:
6th - Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of hitting India.
10th - The Belfast Agreement is signed.
12th - 62nd Golf Masters Championship:
12th - An earthquake in Slovenia, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurs near the town of Bovec.
19th - 59th PGA Seniors Golf Championship:
20th - TAME Boeing 727-200 chartered by Air France crashes into Cerro El Cable mountain after takeoff from Bogotá, Colombia, killing 53.
20th - German terrorist group Red Army Faction announces their dissolution after 28 years.
22nd - Disney's Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.
29th - 15th Miss Hawaiian Tropic crowned
Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2
Deaths 1 - 27 of 27
1st - Gene Evans, American actor (b. 1922)
1st - Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death) (b. 1963)
2nd - Rob Pilatus, American model and entertainer (Milli Vanilli) (b. 1965)
3rd - Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (b. 1900)
5th - Cozy Powell, British musician (b. 1947)
6th - Tammy Wynette, American country singer, dies at 55
6th - Wendy O. Williams, American singer (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
7th - Broery Marantika, Indonesian singer
9th - Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (b. 1953)
13th - Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver and skysurfer (b. 1960)
15th - Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator (b. 1925)
16th - Fred Davis, English snooker player (b. 1913)
16th - Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (b. 1920)
17th - Linda McCartney, American-born wife of Paul McCartney (b. 1941)
18th - Terry Sanford, American politician (b. 1917)
19th - Octavio Paz, Mexican diplomat and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)
21st - Jean Francois Lyotard, French philosopher and sociologist (b. 1924)
22nd - Kitch Christie, South African rugby coach (b. 1940)
23rd - Constantine Karamanlis, Greek politician (b. 1907)
Country singer Tammy Wynette (6th) 23rd - James Earl Ray, American assassin (b. 1928)
25th - Wright Morris, American writer (b. 1910)
27th - Carlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born writer (b. 1925)
27th - John Bassett, Canadian publisher and media baron (b. 1915)
27th - Dominique Aury, French novelist (b. 1907)
28th - Ramakant Desai, Indian cricketer (b. 1939)
29th - Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1922)
30th - Nizar Qabbani, Syrian poet (b. 1926)