What Happened on July 16, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Buttons on Broadway" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" closes at Plymouth NYC after 55 performances
  • 13th Seniors Players Golf Championship: J C Snead
  • 50th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • Eleanore M "May" Sarton, Belg/US writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83
  • Juan Manuel Fangio, racing Driver, dies at 84
  • Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies
  • Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65
  • Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91
  • Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83
  • Stephen Harold Spender, writer, dies at 86
  • Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91