Events of 1998

By plubana
  • Gunmen

    gunmen holds at least 400 childrens and teacher in an elementry school in Manila, Philippines.
  • Earthquake

    An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale in Northern Afghanistan kills more than 5,000 people.
  • Titanic

    the best picture Oscar is awarded to "titanic" directed by James Cameron at the Academy Awards. Titanic with 14 nominations wins a total of 11 oscars.
  • Second Congo War

    Second cango War begins and kills 3,900,000 people before it end end in 2003. this was the bloudist war after WW2
  • Terrorist Bombs

    terrorists bomb the US embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, kenya. 224 people are killed and over 4500 were injured.
  • Google

    google, Inc is founded in Menlo Park, California, by Standford University.
  • Pipeline Explosion

    A pipeline explodes in Jesse, Nigeria results in 1,082 deaths
  • Huricane Mitch

    HUrican Mitch makes a landfall in central America killing an estimate of 18,000 people.