Historical Events in October 1995

  • 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 performances
  • 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)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

3rd OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • 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
  • 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

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

8th Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • 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 performances
  • 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 performances
  • 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