On This Day

July 6, 1996 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • In a 2-0 win v Brewers, New York Yankees closer John Wetteland sets MLB record 20 consecutive saves en route to 24

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-3, 7-5 for her 20th Grand Slam title & 7th Wimbledon crown

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Deaths in Sport

  • Kathy Ahern, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1972), dies of breast cancer at 47