On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Albert Belle's Chicago White Sox tying 27-game hitting streak ends
  • Liberals beat Conservatives in France
  • Timothy McVeigh found guilty of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168

Famous Deaths

  • Aldophus "Doc" Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter, dies of stroke at 91
  • Helen Jacobs, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles, US Open 1932-35), dies of heart failure at 88