What Happened on July 6, 1998

Historical Events

  • England cricket spin bowler Robert Croft saves England from defeat with a famous unbeaten 37 in 190 minutes on day 5 of 2nd Test v South Africa at Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Blackwolf Run: Se Ri Pak of South Korea wins a 20-hole Monday playoff over American amateur Jenny Chuasiriporn

1998 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Comethazine [Frank Childress] American rapper and songwriter (Walk), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
Born in 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Rogers, American cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show), dies at 86

About July 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • UK #1 Song: Because We Want To - Billie