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)

MurderMurder of Interest

3rd OJ Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and 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 discovered as the first major star, apart from the Sun, to have a 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

Sports record brokenNFL Record

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