On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Kingbarns GC: South Korean In-Kyung Kim wins by 2 strokes from Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England
  • UEFA Women's Euro Final: Dutch forward Vivianne Miedema scores 2 as the Netherlands beat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, the Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Cuthbert, Australian athlete, 100m/200m/400m dash (Olympic gold 1956, 64), dies at 79
  • Darren Daulton, American baseball player (catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies), dies of brain cancer at 55