On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1997

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon 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

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion
Jana Novotna

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? 23 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer