Historical Events for March 1998
Events 1 - 22 of 22
1st - "Art," opens at Royale Theater NYC
1st - Australian Ladies Masters Golf
2nd - Data sent from the Galileo spacecraft indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has a liquid ocean under a thick crust of ice.
3rd - Bill Gates testifies at Senate Judiciary Committee
4th - 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.
5th - Mariah Carey divorces Tommy Mottola
6th - 1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace
6th - Matt Beck, an angry lottery accountant kills 4 at Conn state lottery
12th - "Sound of Music," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
14th - An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hits southeastern Iran.
15th - "Cabaret," opens at Club Expo Theater NYC
15th - Welch's/Circle K Golf Championship
16th - Pope John Paul II asks God for forgiveness for the inactivity and silence of some Roman Catholics during the Holocaust.
19th - "Ah Wilderness!," opens at Vivian Beaumont theater
21st - Good Friday Agreement signed in Northern Ireland.
24th - Jonesboro massacre: Two students, ages 11 and 13, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are dead and ten are wounded.
24th - A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.
26th - Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria; 52 people killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2.
29th - 17th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at Kemper Arena KC
264th Pope John Paul II 29th - 27th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship
30th - 60th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: at Alamodome San Antonio
31st - Tampa Bay Devil Rays 1st game they host Detroit Tigers