On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 130th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop wins in 2:29

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario of Spain beats Monica Seles 7-6, 0-6, 6-2; her 4th and last career Grand Slam singles title and 3rd French title

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

TV sitcom "Sex and the City" premieres in the US on HBO, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon


Famous Deaths

  • Jan Seidel, Czech composer, dies at 89
  • Svend Simon Schultz, Danish composer, dies at 84