1998 in the United States

Events from the year 1998 in the United States.

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1998
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the United States

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JanuaryEdit

 
January 26: President Clinton becomes embroiled in the Lewinsky scandal

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March 27: FDA approves Viagra for erectile dysfunction

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May 18: United States v. Microsoft antitrust suit (Bill Gates pictured in his August deposition)

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August 7: U.S. embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya

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September 8: Mark McGwire breaks the single-season home run record

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October 29: John Glenn returns to space

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SportsEdit

January 25 – Super Bowl XXXII: The Denver Broncos become the first AFC team in 14 years to win the Super Bowl, as they defeat the Green Bay Packers, 31–24.

February 15 – Dale Earnhardt wins the Daytona 500 on his 20th attempt.

June 14 – The Chicago Bulls win their 6th NBA title in 8 years when they beat the Utah Jazz, 87–86 in Game 6. This is also Michael Jordan's last game as a Bull, clinching the game in the final seconds on a fadeaway jumper.

June 16 – The Detroit Red Wings sweep the Washington Capitals in four games in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals.

September 20 – Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida opens.

October 21 – The New York Yankees defeat the San Diego Padres to sweep them in the World Series. The Yankees finish with 114 regular-season wins and 11 postseason victories (125 total – the most by any team in 123 years of Major League baseball).

November 3 – Jesse Ventura, former professional wrestler, is elected Governor of Minnesota.

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AugustEdit

  • August 1 – Khamani Griffin, actor
  • August 2 - Joe Seo, actor
  • August 3 – Cozi Zuehlsdorff, actress and singer
  • August 6 – Forrest Goodluck, actor
  • August 7 – Jalen Hurts, American football player
  • August 8 – Shawn Mendes, songwriter, model, singer, and record producer
  • August 11 – Nadia Azzi, pianist
  • August 25 – China Anne McClain, actress and singer
  • August 13- [ São Tomé e Príncipe] , Paulo Lima Mendes Da Graça , semigod, Leo , was born , first born son from mother and father both 100 Africans.

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ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Maine Voters Repeal a Law On Gay Rights". The New York Times. 12 February 1998. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
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