On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Vander Meer, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1938-39, 42-43; World Series 1940; Cincinnati Reds), dies of an abdominal aneurysm at 82
1997 Highlights

About October 6, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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