September 1995 in History

Events in History

  • 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
  • Sep 2 Southern California begins using new area code 562
  • Sep 3 Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit
  • Sep 3 eBay (Electronic Bay) founded by Pierre Omidyar
  • Sep 4 The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance.
  • 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
  • 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 11 Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
  • Sep 11 Soyuz TM-22, lands
  • 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 16 20th Toronto International Film Festival: "Antonia's Line" directed by Marleen Gorris wins the People's Choice Award
  • 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 The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.
  • 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 Volcano Mount Ruapehu (North Island, NZ) erupts

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.

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)
  • 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

Weddings in History

  • Sep 9 Chynna Phillips weds William Baldwin

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 16 Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (53) weds nurse Elaine Mason

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Physicist
Stephen Hawking

Deaths in History

  • Sep 1 Elizabeth Brown, minister healer/writer, dies at 32
  • Sep 1 Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club Owner, dies at 93
  • Sep 3 Alex Brown, snooker player, dies at 87
  • Sep 3 Alfred Earle Birney, poet, dies at 91
  • Sep 3 Donald Cuthbert Coleman, economic historian, dies at 75
  • Sep 3 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91
  • Sep 3 Peter Michalke, journalist, dies at 40
  • Sep 3 Roye England, modeller/museum curator, dies at 88
  • Sep 4 Edmond Jouhaud, general, dies at 90
  • Sep 4 William Moses Kunstler, UCLA attorney (Chicago 7), dies at 78
  • Sep 5 Francis Showering, brewer, dies at 83
  • Sep 5 John Britten, motorcycle Designer, dies at 45
  • Sep 7 Gordon DeMarco, writer/activist, dies at 51
  • Sep 8 Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer, dies at 73
  • Sep 8 Olga Ivinskaya, mistress of Boris Pasternak, dies of cancer at 83
  • Sep 8 Safa Khulusi, Iraqi writer and historian, dies at 78
  • Sep 10 Derek Meddings, special Effects technician, dies at 64
  • Sep 11 Charles William Hutton, architect, dies at 90
  • Sep 11 Jerome Theisen, benedioctine, dies at 64
  • Sep 11 Anita Harding, neurologist (b. 1952)
  • Sep 12 John Stuart-Jervis, balloonist, dies
  • Sep 13 Francesco Messina, sculptor, dies at 94
  • Sep 13 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter, dies at 83
  • Sep 14 Maurice K. Goddard, American state government official (b. 1912)
  • Sep 15 Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator, dies at 83
  • Sep 15 Michio Watanabe, politician, dies at 72
  • Sep 15 Sam McCluskie, trade unionist, dies at 63
  • Sep 16 Michael Balfour, historian, dies at 86
  • Sep 16 Pierre Olaf, cabaret artist/clown, dies at 67
  • Sep 17 Yehuda Meir Getz, rabbi/soldier/religious leader, dies at 71
  • Sep 18 Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic, dies at 73
  • Sep 18 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London), dies at 64
  • Sep 18 Lesley Sunderland, decorative artist, dies at 47
  • Sep 19 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist, dies at 83
  • Sep 19 Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russia, cosmonaut, dies at 55

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 19 Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn magnate (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn), drowns in bathtub at 88

Businessman Orville Redenbacher
Businessman
Orville Redenbacher
  • Sep 20 Monica Maurice, industrialist, dies at 87
  • Sep 21 Irven Spence, animator, dies at 86
  • Sep 21 William Murray, teacher/educationalist, dies at 83
  • Sep 21 Rudy Perpich, American politician (b. 1928)
  • Sep 22 Albert Goodwin, historian, dies at 89
  • Sep 22 Arthur Benfield, formed head of Cheshire CID, dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Odut Joseph Olutola Oluola Oguntala, soho club owner, dies at 74
  • Sep 25 Bessie Annie Elizabeth Delany, dentist writer, dies at 104
  • Sep 27 Alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer
  • Sep 28 Lynette Roberts, British poet, dies at 86
  • Sep 28 Olive Gibbs, peace campaigner, dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Francis Frederick Johnson, architect, dies at 84
  • Sep 29 George Chesterman Phillips, naval Officer, dies at 90
  • Sep 29 Karl Anton Martin Gerhard Gerd Bucerius, publisher, dies at 89
  • Sep 30 Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat, dies at 77