Historical Events in 1995 (Part 3)

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  • Jun 13 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 14 49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games
  • Jun 14 Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win
  • Jun 15 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 performances
  • Jun 15 Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants
  • Jun 15 Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day
  • Jun 16 "Batman Forever" opens with a record $528 million weekend

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
  • Jun 16 Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002
  • Jun 17 "Who's Tommy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 899 performances
  • Jun 18 95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills NY
  • Jun 18 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Jun 19 NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Jun 20 Space probe Ulysses begins 2nd passage behind the Sun
  • Jun 24 Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
  • Jun 24 3rd Rugby World Cup: South Africa beats New Zealand 15-12 in Johannesburg
  • Jun 25 Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 25 Rockies' Andres Galarraga is 4th to HR in 3 consecutive innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who escapes unharmed

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • Jun 26 Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
  • Jun 27 Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest)
  • Jun 27 Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears
  • Jun 27 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches
  • Jun 27 Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland
  • Jun 28 NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 29 George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • Jun 29 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 30 Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 30 Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island
  • Jul 1 "Kiss of the Spider Woman" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 906 performances
  • Jul 1 Kiersten Rickenbach, of NJ, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • Jul 2 "Rose Tattoo" closes at Circle in the Square NYC after 80 performances
  • Jul 2 16th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf
  • Jul 2 Michelle McGann wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jul 2 Thailand: Banharn Silpa-Archa's party wins election
  • Jul 4 Birmingham Barracudas play 1st CFL game (vs Winnipeg)
  • Jul 6 Lottie Dod, 15, beats Blanch Bingley at Wimbledon
  • Jul 6 Venezuelan Congress approves the country's first investment law allowing for foreign participation in oil exploration and production
  • Jul 7 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL home game (vs BC Lions)
  • Jul 7 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), lands

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 8 102nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (4-6 6-1 7-5)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jul 8 1st CFL game between 2 US teams, Las Vegas Posse vs Sacramento Gold
  • Jul 9 "Play's the Thing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 75 performances

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 9 109th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Boris Becker (67 62 64 62)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Jul 9 Kathryn Marshall wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 9 US international postage rates rise to 60 cents per ounce
  • Jul 9 Former South Africa President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation
  • Jul 11 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx
  • Jul 11 All star MVP: Jeff Conine (Fla Marlins)
  • Jul 11 7,000 Bosnian Muslim men are massacred when Bosnian Serbs overrun the UN 'safe haven' of Srebrenica.

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 12 Enrique Iglesias releases his first album, "Enrique Iglesias"

King of Latin Pop Enrique Iglesias
King of Latin Pop
Enrique Iglesias
  • Jul 13 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), launches
  • Jul 14 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0
  • Jul 15 Birmingham Barracudas 1st CFL home game (vs Hamilton)
  • Jul 15 Northern Virginia begins using new area code 540
  • Jul 16 "Buttons on Broadway" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • Jul 16 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" closes at Plymouth NYC after 55 performances
  • Jul 16 13th Seniors Players Golf Championship: J C Snead
  • Jul 16 50th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 17 Forbes Mag announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world ($12.9B)

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
  • Jul 18 DC3 crashes at Antananarivo, Madagascar, 34 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 18 "Dreams from My Father", a memoir by Barack Obama is published by Times Books

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • Jul 20 The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.
  • Jul 21 Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians v Kent
  • Jul 21 KC Royals set club-record of 22 singles in 15 innings
  • Jul 22 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Jul 22 Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her two children in South Carolina
  • Jul 23 "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 23 124th British Golf Open: John Daly shoots a 282 at St Andrews Scotland

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • Jul 23 Tracy Kerdyk wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 23 Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later
  • Jul 23 82nd Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 25 A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
  • Jul 27 Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 27 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Jul 28 Art Modell's rep begins secrets talks to move team to Baltimore
  • Jul 28 Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 29 Monica Seles beats Martina Naratilova in her return to tennis

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Jul 29 Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14
  • Jul 30 Becky Iverson wins LPGA Friendly's Golf Classic
  • Jul 30 Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI
  • Jul 30 Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 30 Richie Ashburn and Mike Schmidt enter baseball's Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn
MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • Aug 1 Westinghouse purchases CBS-TV network
  • Aug 2 Saudi Arabia's King Fahd issues a decree replacing all members of the Council of Ministers who do not have blood ties so the royal Family
  • Aug 3 CNN en Espanol premieres
  • Aug 4 Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees
  • Aug 4 Operation Storm begins in Croatia.
  • Aug 5 The city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated as the day of victory (Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day) in Croatia.
  • Aug 5 5th World Championships in Athletics open at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Aug 6 "Damn Yankees" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances
  • Aug 6 Dottie Mochrie wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain
  • Aug 6 Indians & Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

BattleAtomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Aug 6 Thousands gather in Hiroshima for the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city

  • Aug 8 Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning
  • Aug 9 South Africa celebrates the first National Women's Day
  • Aug 10 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
  • Aug 12 Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 13 77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • Aug 13 Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship
  • Aug 13 5th World Championships in Athletics close at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Aug 14 Shannon Faulkner becomes 1st woman to attend the Citadel
  • Aug 14 Iran's official news agency, IRNA, reports that Iran has been unable to sell 200 million barrels per day of crude oil since the imposition of a unilateral oil embargo by the US
  • Aug 15 Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 17 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Aug 18 Cards reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save
  • Aug 19 After 5 days Shannon Faulkner quits as 1st woman at the Citadel
  • Aug 19 Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 19 Mike Tyson returns to the ring & DQs Peter McNeeley in 38 seconds

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Aug 20 "The Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 performances
  • Aug 20 Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save
  • Aug 20 Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
  • Aug 21 US marshals move in on Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho
  • Aug 21 Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 529 crashes near Carrollton, Georgia, killing 9 crew and passengers
  • Aug 23 Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 38th consecutive save
  • Aug 23 Actor Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant
  • Aug 24 Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
  • Aug 24 Microsoft debuts Windows 95
  • Aug 25 Andrew Symonds scores 254 Gloucs v Glam, world record 16 x 6
  • Aug 25 Indians' Jose Mesa fails in save attempt after 38th consecutive saves
  • Aug 26 Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucestershire v Glamorgan
  • Aug 26 Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval
  • Aug 27 "Arcadia" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • Aug 27 23rd du Maurier Golf Classic: Jenny Lidback

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 27 95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • Aug 27 Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days
  • Aug 28 Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson
  • Aug 28 Northants 7-781 declared defeats Nottinghamshire 527 & 157
  • Aug 28 Kuwaiti Oil Minister Abdul Mohsen al-Medej announces that his country will increase its oil production capacity to as much as 3.5 million barrels per day by 2005
  • Aug 29 NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.
  • Aug 30 Cable News Network joins internet
  • Aug 30 Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell play in 1,914 game together tying AL record
  • Aug 30 52nd Venice Film Festival: "Cyclo" directed by Anh Hung Tran wins Golden Lion
  • 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
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
  • 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
  • Sep 10 115th Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5)
  • 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
Jane Austen
Actor Colin Firth
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 & Yasir Arafat, sign accord to transfer West Bank

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 OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • Sep 29 Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan v Sri Lanka