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

1995 History

Famous Deaths

  • Andrej Očenáš, Slovak composer, dies at 84
  • Maurice Allom, English cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies at 89

About April 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Take A Bow - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Back For Good - Take That