Today in History for June 1995

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 63 of 63

1st - 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
1st - Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
2nd - John Valentin hits 3 HRs
3rd - Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0
3rd - 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards held at Pantages Theatre, Hollywood
4th - "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden NYC at 347 perf
4th - 49th Tony Awards: Love! Valour! Compassion! & Sunset Boulevard win
4th - 8th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,331,000
4th - Dale Eggeling wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
5th - 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire
5th - The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.
7th - The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines
8th - "Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 perfs
Theoretical Physicist Albert EinsteinTheoretical Physicist Albert Einstein 8th - Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.
9th - Brady Bunch Movie (1995) premieres in UK
9th - Congo (1995) premieres in USA
9th - Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden
9th - Killer (1994) premieres in UK
9th - Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK
9th - Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK
9th - Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK
9th - Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA
9th - Smoke (1995) premieres in USA
9th - Wigstock The Movie (1994) premieres in USA
10th - "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 perfs
10th - 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
10th - Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
11th - Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
11th - Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas MusterTennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas Muster 11th - 94th Men's French Open: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (7-5, 6-2, 6-4)
11th - 94th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez (7-5, 4-6, 6-0)
11th - NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
13th - Indians' Dennis Martinez no-hits Balt 11-0
13th - NJ Devils beat Phila Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals
13th - NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
14th - 49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games
14th - Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win
15th - "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 perfs
15th - Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants
MLB Pitcher Dennis MartínezMLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez 15th - Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day
16th - "Batman Forever" opens with a record $528 million weekend
16th - Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)
16th - Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002
17th - "Who's Tommy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 899 performances
18th - 95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills NY
18th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
19th - NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry
20th - Space probe Ulysses begins 2nd passage behind the Sun
24th - Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
24th - 3rd Rugby World Cup: South Africa beats New Zealand 15-12 in Johannesburg
25th - Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
25th - Rockies' Andres Galarraga is 4th to HR in 3 consecutive innings
Egyptian President Hosni MubarakEgyptian President Hosni Mubarak 26th - Gunmen ambush Egyptian pres Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed
26th - Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
27th - Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest)
27th - Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears
27th - Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches
27th - Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland
28th - NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign
29th - George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz
29th - Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders)
30th - Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits
MLB First Baseman Eddie MurrayMLB First Baseman Eddie Murray 30th - Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

5th - Troye Mellet, Australian Actor And Singer
19th - Blake Woodruff, American actor

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

10th - Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 67 of 67

1st - Prudence Hyman, dancer, dies at 80
1st - Ronald Anthony "Tony" Clegg, property trader, dies at 58
3rd - Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher, dies at 69
3rd - Dilys Powell, film Critic, dies at 93
3rd - Estelle Brody, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), dies at 94
3rd - Frank Waters, writer, dies at 92
3rd - Jean-Patric Manchette, thriller writer, dies at 52
4th - Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist, dies at 80
4th - Herta Ryder, literary agent, dies at 77
4th - Paul WIlliams, climber, dies at 49
4th - William J Law, sailor, dies at 84
5th - Bettina Vernon-Warren, dancer, dies at 75
6th - Imam Elissa, singer, dies at 76
6th - James Anderson, writer, dies at 41
7th - Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick), dies at 84
7th - Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
8th - Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
8th - Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
8th - Sheikh Iman, singer, dies at 76
9th - Charles Rowe, cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies
9th - Frank Chacksfield, conductor/arranger, dies at 81
9th - Walter Landor, designer, dies at 81
10th - Ernest Anderson, publicist, dies at 85
10th - Masaya Hanai, businessamn, dies at 82
10th - Ron Morrisby, cricketer (prolific batsman for Tasmania 1931-52), dies
11th - Lovelace Watkins, singer, dies at 58
11th - Luigi Innocenti, designer, dies at 71
12th - Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75
13th - David Parry, guitarist, dies 53
14th - Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, television producer, dies at 69
14th - Gesualdo Bufalino, novelist, dies at 74
14th - Gordon Greig, journalist, dies at 63
14th - Roger Joseph Zelazny, sci-fi writer, dies of cancer at 60
14th - Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47
15th - Charles Bennett, screenwriter, dies at 95
16th - Jack Wagner, actor/voice (Disneyland, Walt Disney World), dies
17th - Claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75
18th - Arthur John Howard, actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso), dies at 85
18th - Charles Martin, cartoonist, dies at 85
19th - Al Hansen, artist, dies at 67
19th - Murray Dickie, opera singer/director, dies at 71
19th - Richard Bernard Pape, POW escaper/writer, dies at 79
19th - Peter Townsend, RAF officer (b. 1914)
20th - Dennis Gomm, musician, dies at 84
20th - Emil Mihai Cioran, writer/aphorist, dies at 84
20th - Henry Iliffe Cozens, pilot, dies at 91
21st - Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster, dies at 71
21st - Tristan Jones, sailor, dies at 71
21st - Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, dies at 98
22nd - Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91
Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas SalkMedical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk (23rd) 23rd - Jonas Salk, biologist (Polio vaccine), dies of heart failure
23rd - Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)
24th - Inshan Ali, cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies
24th - John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer, dies at 66
24th - John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner, dies at 71
25th - Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
27th - Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician, dies at 70
27th - Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator, dies at 59
27th - Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 61
28th - Donald Sinclair, vet, dies at 83
29th - Lana Turner, actress (Madame X), dies of cancer at 75
29th - Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84
30th - Barney Simon, theatre director/writer, dies at 63
30th - Gale Gordon, comedian (Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy), dies at 89
Actress Lana TurnerActress Lana Turner (29th) 30th - Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
30th - Phyllis Hyman, R&B/Jazz singer (Prime of My Life), suicides at 45
30th - Sicco Mansholt, pres Commission of Europe (1972-1973), dies

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