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  • El Billar, Caquetá
    Monday Mar 2, 1998

    Colombian conflict

    The Attack on El Billar

    El Billar, Caquetá
    Monday Mar 2, 1998

    A New Significant attack took place in El Billar, Caquetá on March 2, 1998, where a Colombian Army counterinsurgency battalion was patrolling, resulting in the death of 62 soldiers and the capture of some 43.




  • Kosovo
    Thursday Mar 5, 1998

    Kosovo War

    A massive firefight at the Jashari compound

    Kosovo
    Thursday Mar 5, 1998

    Despite some accusations of summary executions and killings of civilians, condemnations from Western capitals were not as voluble as they would become later. Serb police began to pursue Jashari (was one of the founders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA)) and his followers in the village of Donje Prekaze. On March 5, 1998, a massive firefight at the Jashari compound led to the massacre of 60 Albanians, of which eighteen were women and ten were under the age of sixteen.




  • Beverly, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 1998

    Atari, Inc.

    Hasbro Interactive

    Beverly, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 1998

    On March 13, 1998, JTS sold the Atari name and assets to Hasbro Interactive for $5 million, less than a fifth of what Warner Communications had paid 22 years earlier. This transaction primarily involved the brand and intellectual property, which now fell under the Atari Interactive division of Hasbro Interactive. The brand name changed hands again in December 2000 when French software publisher Infogrames took over Hasbro Interactive.




  • Libya
    Monday Mar 16, 1998

    Bin Laden

    First official Interpol arrest warrant

    Libya
    Monday Mar 16, 1998

    On March 16, 1998, Libya issued the first official Interpol arrest warrant against bin Laden and three other people. They were charged for killing Silvan Becker, agent of Germany's domestic intelligence service, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, in the Terrorism Department, and his wife Vera in Libya on March 10, 1994.




  • Glodjane, Kosovo
    Tuesday Mar 24, 1998

    Kosovo War

    Yugoslav forces surrounded the village of Glodjane

    Glodjane, Kosovo
    Tuesday Mar 24, 1998

    On March 24, Yugoslav forces surrounded the village of Glodjane and attacked a rebel compound there.




  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 29, 1998

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania XIV

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 29, 1998

    On March 29, at WrestleMania XIV, Johnson defeated Shamrock by disqualification once again to retain the title.




  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 30, 1998

    Dwayne Johnson

    New Intercontinental Championship Design

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 30, 1998

    On Raw is War, The Rock debuted a new Intercontinental Championship design and would later overthrow Faarooq as leader of the Nation of Domination to spark a feud between the two.


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