On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1998

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Houston Astros to tie the major league record held by Roger Clemens. He threw a one-hitter and did not walk a batter in his 5th career start.

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

1998 Highlights

About May 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus