On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8
  • Cosmos 2344 Proton-K Launch (Russia), Failed

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: Iva Majoli of Croatia wins her 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title; upsets world #1 Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-2

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • Stanley Cup Final, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings edge Philadelphia Flyers, 2-1 for a 4-0 series sweep; 8th title in Wings' franchise history and first since 1955