What Happened on August 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Damn Yankees" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances
  • Dottie Mochrie wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain
  • Indians & Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

BattleAtomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Thousands gather in Hiroshima for the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city

Famous Deaths

  • Paul James Nunn, mountaineer, dies at 52
  • Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer, dies at 77