Historical Events in October 1995

  • Oct 1 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • Oct 1 Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic
  • Oct 1 Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
  • Oct 1 Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
  • Oct 1 NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
  • Oct 1 Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
  • Oct 2 "Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Oct 2 Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West
  • Oct 3 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)

MurderMurder of Interest

Oct 3 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
  • Oct 4 29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win
  • Oct 4 Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners
  • Oct 5 "Company" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Oct 6 BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels
  • Oct 6 Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
  • Oct 6 51 Pegasi discovered as the first major star, apart from the Sun, to have a planet orbiting around it
  • Oct 7 Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4
  • Oct 7 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Oct 8 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
  • Oct 8 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
  • Oct 10 "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • Oct 10 Israel begins West Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
  • Oct 10 Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
  • Oct 10 Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
  • Oct 11 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
  • Oct 11 O J Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline
  • Oct 12 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 performances
  • Oct 13 Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oct 13 Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms
  • Oct 14 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • Oct 14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 15 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Oct 15 Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15
  • Oct 16 Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
  • Oct 16 Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka
  • Oct 16 Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. (over 830,000 African American men attend)
  • Oct 16 ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out
  • Oct 17 Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • Oct 17 MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 18 NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • Oct 19 "Hello Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • Oct 20 STS 73 (Columbia 18) launches into orbit
  • Oct 20 Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • Oct 21 Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • Oct 21 Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians
  • Oct 22 "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • Oct 24 Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
  • Oct 25 "Victor/Victoria" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances
  • Oct 26 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
  • Oct 27 Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed
  • Oct 27 Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
  • Oct 27 Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
  • Oct 28 Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • Oct 28 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song
  • Oct 28 11th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats England 16-8
  • Oct 28 7th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 20-10 in South Bend
  • Oct 29 "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
  • Oct 29 Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
  • Oct 29 US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
  • Oct 30 Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
  • Oct 31 NHL NJ Devils agree to stay in NJ