What Happened on February 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Uncle Vanya" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Antoine Nduwayo appointed Premier of Burundi
  • Dow Jones closes above 4,000 for 1st time (4,003.33)

Famous Deaths

  • Art Kane, photographer, dies at 69
  • David Melvin English Franklin, singer, dies at 52

Person of interestPerson of Interest

James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Scottish author (All Creatures Great & Small), dies at 78

Novelist James Herriot
James Herriot
  • Norman Hunter, English children's writer (Professor Branestawm), dies at 95
  • Peter Guy Wykeham Fighter Pilot-Barnes, dies at 79