March 5, 1998 in Nation/World

Milestones

 

Ten years ago: Vice President George Bush won the South Carolina Republican primary, with Kansas Senator Bob Dole running second, followed by Pat Robertson and New York Congressman Jack Kemp.

Five years ago: The White House sought new ways to inflict what a spokesman called “real pain and real price” on Serb aggressors in Bosnia by tightening the U.N. blockade on supplies and money to the region.

One year ago: The Ohio River rose to its highest level in a generation, flooding the area near Louisville, Ky. Tommy Lasorda, Nellie Fox and Willie Wells Sr. were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame. North Korea and South Korea met for first time in 25 years to talk peace.


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