On This Day

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

Sport awardUS 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

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Rogers, American cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show), dies at 86
1998 Highlights

About July 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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