What Happened on July 6, 1997

Historical Events

  • 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

  • Musical revue "Dream", based on songs of Johnny Mercer, closes at Royale Theatre, NYC, after 109 performances

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


1997 History

Famous Deaths

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

About July 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Ft. 112