On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1998

Historical Events

Baseball 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.

1998 Highlights

About May 6, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Close - Next
  • UK #1 Song: Under the Bridge/Lady Marmalade - All Saints