What Happened on August 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Microsoft announces it will invest $150 million in Apple Computer Inc
  • Newly established NHL franchise Nashville Predators name Barry Trotz as inaugural coach; lasts 15 seasons and 1,196 regular season games
  • Sri Lanka slams world record 952 for 6 in the 1st cricket Test against India in Colombo; Sanath Jayasuriya 340, Roshan Mahanama 225 - record partnership 576