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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1998.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1998: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1998?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1998 Second Congo War:: The Democratic Republic of the Congo says that the rebels are surrounded by forces loyal to President Laurent Kabila in the west. (BBC)The rebels gain control over Goma, Kabila's home area. (BBC)
  • 02 Sep 1998 A McDonnell Douglas MD-11 airliner carrying Swissair Flight 111 crashes near Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia, after taking off from New York City en-route to Geneva. All 229 people on board are killed.
  • 04 Sep 1998 Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University in California, found Google.
  • 05 Sep 1998 The Government of North Korea adopts a military dictatorship on its 50th anniversary.
  • 06 Sep 1998 Safeway LPGA Golf Championship
  • 07 Sep 1998 Google, Inc. is founded, in Menlo Park, California, by Stanford University Ph.D. candidates Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
  • 09 Sep 1998 Kenneth Starr submits his report and 18 boxes of supporting documents to the House of Representatives, outlining a case for impeaching Clinton on 11 grounds.
  • 12 Sep 1998 Bosnian general election, 1998: Votes in Bosnia and Herzegovina go to the polls for a general election.
  • 13 Sep 1998 112th US Womens Tennis
  • 14 Sep 1998 At the end of the day's stock market trading Microsoft stands as America's most valuable company, at US$261.1 billion. Microsoft and General Electric were both valued at over US$300 billion in July, but Microsoft survived a stock market plunge better, putting it on top.
  • 15 Sep 1998 With the landmark merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications completed the day prior, the new MCI WorldCom opens its doors for business.
  • 18 Sep 1998 ICANN is formed.
  • 24 Sep 1998 The Federal Reserve releases to circulation Series 1996 $20 notes with new designs.
  • 25 Sep 1998 (to September 28) Major creditors of Long-Term Capital Management, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund, after days of tough bargaining and some informal mediation by Federal Reserve officials, agree on terms of a re-capitalization.
  • 27 Sep 1998 Core States Betsy King Golf Classic
  • 29 Sep 1998 The U.S. Congress passes the "Iraq Liberation Act", which states that the United States wants to remove Saddam Hussein from power and replace the government with a democratic institution.

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Movies

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Rushmore

Rushmore

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel

Country: United States of America

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Pleasantville

Pleasantville

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Reese Witherspoon

Country: United States of America

Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Starring: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

Rush Hour

Rush Hour

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

What Dreams May Come

What Dreams May Come

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Vincent Ward

Starring: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1998?
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The First Eagle by Tony Hillerman

The First Eagle

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For acting Lieutenant Jim Chee, the murder of a Navajo Tribal Police officer seems like an open-and-shut case when he discovers a Hopi poacher huddled over the victim's butchered corpse.

Now You See Her by Linda Howard

Now You See Her

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LINDA HOWARD'S BLOCKBUSTER BESTSELLER AT A NEW LOW PRICE! Now You See Her Read by Talia Balsam A talented painter in her early thirties, Samille Sweeney has achieved

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen Soldiers

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From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World …

His Bright Light by Danielle Steel

His Bright Light

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"This is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. It is the story of an illness, a fight to live, and a race against death.

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

Summer Sisters

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.