Archive for September, 1998

September 8, 1998

Irish American baseball player, St. Louis Cardinals’s first baseman Mark McGwire, hits his 62nd home run of the year. This home run effectively broke Roger Maris’s record and allows McGwire to hold the new record for most home runs in a single season. McGwire, who became known as “Big Mac” for his big physique andRead more..

September 5, 1998

On this day in 1998, President Bill Clinton followed in the footsteps of fellow Irish American President John F. Kennedy and became a Freeman of Limerick. This day also marked the last day of President Clinton’s visit to Ireland. During this visit, both Bill and Hillary visited the town of Omagh, which was still sufferingRead more..