On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1995

Historical Events

  • Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (NYC) news

Historic Event

Oklahoma City bombing, Timothy McVeigh sets a truck bomb at Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, killing 168 and injuring 500

Famous Deaths

  • "King" Herbert Whitaker, American R&B tenor saxophonist, dies at 66
  • Igor Hajek, Czech translator and writer, dies at 64
  • J. Peter Grace, American businessman and industrialist,, dies from cancer at 81
  • Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/Orientalist, dies at 70
1995 Highlights

About April 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries