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
  • American Bruce Seldon defeats by RTD over Tony Tucker in 7 rounds to win vacated WBA boxing title
  • BPAA US Open won by Dave Husted

Boxing Title Fight

Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Allom, English cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies at 89
1995 Highlights

About April 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries