On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 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