Historical Events for November 1998
Events 1 - 15 of 15
1st - Nichirei Golf International
1st - The European Court of Human Rights is instituted.
8th - Japan Golf Classic
9th - Brokerage houses are ordered to pay 1.03 billion USD to cheated NASDAQ investors to compensate for their price-fixing. This is the largest civil settlement in United States history.
9th - Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
12th - NY Islanders tie Detroit Red Wings 1-1, to end 10 game losing streak
12th - Then Vice President of the United States Al Gore symbolically signs the Kyoto Protocol.
19th - Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD.
19th - Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
20th - A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden "a man without a sin" in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
20th - The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched.
23rd - Agreement between Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his rival, prince Norodom Ranariddh.
26th - Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland's parliament.
28th - The people of Albania vote for their new Constitution in a referendum.
30th - Deutsche Bank announces a $10 billion USDdeal to buy Bankers Trust, thus creating the largest financial institution in the world.