On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1998

Historical Events

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

French Open Women's Tennis

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

Television 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
1998 Highlights

About June 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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