On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1995

Historical Events

  • 99th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya claims 3rd straight title in 2:09:22; Uta Pippig of Germany wins 2nd consecutive women's event in 2:25:11

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulie Litt, American actor, born in New Jersey
  • Phoebe Dynevor, English actress (Bridgerton), born in Trafford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Murray, South African cricket all-rounder (10 Tests; 1 x 100; 18 wickets), dies at 72
  • Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (Philip Morris USA), dies at 66
  • Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88
1995 Highlights

About April 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries