On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1997

Historical Events

  • 6th SEC Championship Game: #3 Tennessee beats #11 Auburn, 30-29

Famous Weddings

Peter Jennings

ABC's World News Tonight news anchor Peter Jennings (59) weds Kayce Freed in Bridgehampton, New York

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Mouncer, film director and producer, dies at 68
  • Eddie Myers, British WWII soldier and engineer, dies at 91
  • Eliot Daniel, American composer (I Love Lucy theme), dies at 89
  • Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer (WR 100m freestyle, 1:04.06 1933-56; Olympic gold 4×100m freestyle 1936), dies at 79
1997 Highlights

About December 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius