On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1997

Historical Events

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: 16 year old Swiss Martina Hingis beats Jana Novotná 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 to become the youngest Wimbledon winner in 110 years

Famous Deaths

  • Mrs. Miller, American singer (A Lover's Missouri), dies at 89
1997 Highlights

About July 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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