March 12, 1998 in Nation/World



Ten years ago: Rev. Jesse Jackson won the Democratic precinct caucuses in his native South Carolina.

Five years ago: Janet Reno was sworn in as the nation’s first female attorney general. Thirteen bombs exploded in Bombay, India, killing more than 300 people.

One year ago: Authorities in Los Angeles arrested Mikail Markhasev as a suspect in the shooting death of Bill Cosby’s son, Ennis, almost two months earlier. Markhasev, who pleaded innocent, has yet to stand trial.

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