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Headlines From 1998 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1998 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1998 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1998 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1998 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1998 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1998 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1998 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1998 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1998 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1998 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
6th January 1998The ‘Lunar Prospector’ spacecraft is launched into orbit around the Moon. It later finds evidence for frozen water in the soil of the permanently shadowed craters near the Moon's poles.
28th January 1998Ford Motor Company announces the buyout of Volvo Cars for $6.45 billion.
4th February 1998An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale kills more than 5,000 people in northeast Afghanistan.
7-22nd February 1998The 1998 Winter Olympics are held in Nagano, Japan.
7th April 1998George Michael is arrested in a public toilet at Will Rogers Memorial Park, California, for committing a lewd act in front of a police officer. This incident leads to him coming out as gay following years of speculation.
10th April 1998On Good Friday, eighteen hours after the end of the talks deadline, the Belfast Agreement is signed between the Irish and British governments and most Northern Ireland political parties, with the notable exception of the Democratic Unionist Party.
14th May 1998Frank Sinatra, American entertainer (b. 1915) dies.
26th May 1998Bear Grylls, 23, becomes the youngest British climber to scale the top of Mount Everest.
12th July 1998France defeats Brazil 3-0 to win the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
15th August 1998The Real IRA detonates a car bomb in Omagh, Northern Ireland, killing twenty-nine people and injuring over two hundred.
7th September 1998Google Inc. is founded by Stanford University Ph.D. candidates Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
1st October 1998Sky Digital launches in the United Kingdom.
1st November 1998The European Court of Human Rights is instituted.
9th November 1998The death penalty is formally abolished in the United Kingdom.
26th November 1998Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Dáil Éireann, the Republic of Ireland's parliament.
1st December 1998Exxon announces a $73.7 billion deal to buy Mobil, thus creating Exxon-Mobil; the second-largest company in the world on revenue.
29th December 1998Khmer Rouge leaders apologize for the genocide in Cambodia that claimed over one million lives in the 1970s.
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A Newspaper From 1998

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).