On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Macarena" single is released by Los del Rio
  • Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA

Famous Deaths

  • Erbie Bowser, American blues and jazz pianist, dies at 77
  • Humphrey Sims Moore, British pacifist and journalist (founder of Peace News), dies at 86
  • Ismay Thomas, teacher, dies at 74
  • Jesse Thomas 'Babyface', American blues singer, dies at 84
1995 Highlights

About August 15, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo