On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" closes at Royale NYC after 109 performances
  • Australian cricket batsman Steve Waugh completes twin centuries (108 & 116) in 268 run 3rd Test win v England at Old Trafford

Hall of Fame

Montreal Expos retire Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Andre Dawson's uniform #10

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats C├ędric Pioline of France 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 for his 10th Grand Slam title

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player Cedric Pioline
Tennis Player
Cedric Pioline

Famous Deaths

  • Brun Smith, New Zealand cricket batsman (4 Tests @ 47.40), dies at 75
1997 Highlights

About July 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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