Historical Events in September 1995

  • Sep 1 Infinity Radio agrees to voluntarily pay $1.7 million to US Treasury
  • Sep 1 New York reinstates the death penalty
  • Sep 1 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 2 Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Sep 2 Southern California begins using new area code 562
  • Sep 3 Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT)
  • Sep 3 Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3)
  • Sep 3 NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle
  • Sep 3 Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit
  • Sep 3 eBay (Electronic Bay) founded by Pierre Omidyar

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • Sep 4 The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance.

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 5 Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Sep 6 Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
  • Sep 6 Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood
  • Sep 7 STS 69 (Endeavour 9), launches into orbit
  • Sep 7 Sen Bob Packwoord (R-Ore) resigns rather than face expulsion

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 7 12th MTV Video Music Awards: TLC, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, & Madonna win

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Sep 8 Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title
  • Sep 9 "Broadway Limited" last train ride (began in 1902)
  • Sep 9 Dean St Station in Brooklyn, is 6th MTA station to close since 1904
  • Sep 10 35th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland beats US, 14-10
  • Sep 10 47th Emmy Awards: NYPD Blue, ER, Fraiser & Candice Bergen win
  • Sep 10 Alison Nicholas wins PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
  • Sep 10 Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 115th Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • Sep 10 115th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6, 0-6, 6-3)
  • Sep 11 Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
  • Sep 11 Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"
  • Sep 11 Soyuz TM-22, lands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 12 INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • Sep 12 Belarus military shoots down a hydrogen balloon, killing its two American pilots.
  • Sep 13 The Kuwaiti Oil Ministry states its intention to seek a 200-million-barrels-per-day increase to its current 2-million-barrels-per-day crude oil production quota at OPEC meeting in Vienna
  • Sep 14 Body Worlds opens in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 15 Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 16 Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • Sep 16 Shawntel Smith (Okla), 24, crowned 69th Miss America 1996
  • Sep 16 20th Toronto International Film Festival: "Antonia's Line" directed by Marleen Gorris wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 17 "Love! Valor! Compassion!" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 performances
  • Sep 17 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 18 Art Modell 1st meets (he claims) with Balt to move Browns
  • Sep 18 Space shuttle STS-69 (Endeavour 9), lands
  • Sep 19 Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995
  • Sep 19 Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games
  • Sep 19 The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.
  • Sep 20 Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central
  • Sep 21 The Hindu milk miracle occurs, in which statues of the Hindu God Ganesh began drinking milk when spoonfuls were placed near their mouths.
  • Sep 22 E-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed
  • Sep 24 31st Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 14½-13½ at Oak Hill County Club (Rochester, New York, US)
  • Sep 24 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skiier

  • Sep 24 Volcano Mount Ruapehu (North Island, NZ) erupts

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 24 TV adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth debuts on BBC One

Novelist Jane Austen
Novelist
Jane Austen
Actor Colin Firth
Actor
Colin Firth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 26 "George" magazine premieres, published by John F. Kennedy Jr

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • Sep 26 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
  • Sep 26 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1
  • Sep 28 "Batman Forever" released Czech Republic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Dennis Martínez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News" on CBS

  • Sep 28 Singer Bobby Brown escapes injury in gun battle
  • Sep 28 Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat sign accord to transfer West Bank to the PLO

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Sep 28 Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup.
  • Sep 29 Indians break 1902 Pirates record for largest lead over 2nd-place team (KC) (27½ games)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 29 O.J. Simpson trial sent to the jury

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Sep 29 Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan v Sri Lanka
  • Sep 29 US space probe Ulyssus completes 2nd passage behind Sun
  • Sep 30 Cleve Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season