Historical Events for October 1995

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Events 1 - 61 of 61

1st - Bermuda begins using new area code 441
1st - Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic
1st - Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
1st - Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
1st - NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
1st - Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
2nd - "Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 perfs
2nd - Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West
3rd - 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)
3rd - OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California
4th - 29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win
4th - Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners
5th - "Company" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
6th - BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels
6th - Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ SimpsonNFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson 6th - 51 Pegasi was discovered to be the first major star apart from the Sun to have a planet (and extrasolar planet) orbiting around it.
7th - Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4
7th - Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees
8th - Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record
8th - Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series
10th - "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
10th - Israel begins W Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
10th - Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
10th - Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
11th - John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
11th - O J Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline
12th - "Patti LuPone on Broadway" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 perfs
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan MarinoHall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino 13th - Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
13th - Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms
14th - Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
14th - MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0
15th - Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
15th - Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15
16th - Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
16th - Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka
16th - Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. (over 830,000 African American men attend)
16th - ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out
17th - Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
17th - MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2
18th - NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
19th - "Hello Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
20th - STS 73 (Columbia 18) launches into orbit
20th - Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
21st - Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
21st - Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians
22nd - "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 perfs
24th - Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
25th - "Victor/Victoria" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances
26th - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
27th - Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed
27th - Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
27th - Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
28th - Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
28th - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song
28th - 11th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats England 16-8
28th - 7th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 20-10 in South Bend
29th - "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
29th - Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
29th - US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
30th - Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
31st - NHL NJ Devils agree to stay in NJ

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