1998 was a presidential election year in the United States.

Over the course of this year, 1145 soldiers are discharged from the US Military for declaring themselves homosexual.[1]

Major events


  • United States presidential election.
  • United States congressional election.


  • Noah Lyman

Other events

  • October 30 : The last United States presidential debate.
  • November 4 : Election Day; Election of Josiah Bartlet.


  1. "It doesn't [work]. Would you like to know how much it doesn't? Eleven hundred and forty-five were discharged from being gay in 1998." from Let Bartlet Be Bartlet
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