On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • In a 2-0 win v Brewers, New York Yankees closer John Wetteland sets MLB record 20 consecutive saves en route to 24

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-3, 7-5 for her 20th Grand Slam title & 7th Wimbledon crown

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Famous Deaths

  • Kathy Ahern, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1972), dies of breast cancer at 47