On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Real estate developer Stan Kroenke announces the acquisition of the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and the Pepsi Centre for $450m from the Ascent Entertainment Group
  • West Ham United FC pays a record £1.8 million for the late Bobby Moore's collection of memorabilia; 79 items including his 1966 World Cup winner's medal

Famous Birthdays

  • Zion Williamson, American basketball power forward (2019 NBA Draft: #1 pick New Orleans Pelicans), born in Salisbury, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Ľudovít Rajter, Slovak composer and conductor, dies at 93
  • Rederic Coote, British Anglican Bishop (Colchester), dies at 85
  • Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist and classical composer, dies at 88