Today in History for 1st January 1998

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

- All California bars, clubs & card rooms must be smoke-free
- Mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week
- Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
- The European Central Bank is established.
- US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Marlene Lawston, American child actress

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (31 Grand Slams), dies at 92

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