On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1995

Historical Events

  • 148th Grand National: Irish rider Jason Titley wins aboard 40/1 outsider Royal Athlete; trainer Jenny Pitman's second GN victory
  • BPAA US Open won by Dave Husted

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Allom, cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies
1995 Highlights

About April 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries