What Happened on August 24, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
  • Microsoft debuts Windows 95

Famous Birthdays

  • Runa Tsukishima, Japanese child model

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78
  • Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61