On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1995

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Actor Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant

  • Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 38th consecutive save

Famous Deaths

  • Adele Simpson, American fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946), dies at 91
  • Alfred Eisenstaedt, German-American photojournalist (V-J Day in Times Square), dies at 96
  • Arthur Holt, politician, dies at 81
  • Dwayne Goettel, Canadian keyboardist and industrial-electronic music composer (Skinny Puppy), dies of a heroin overdose at 31
  • Gordon White, British business tycoon and co-founder of corporate raider Hanson Group, dies at 72
  • Hedda J. Garza, American writer and political activist, dies at 66
  • James Pilditch, designer, dies at 66
  • Johnny Carey, Irish professional footballer, dies at 76
  • Leslie Graves, American actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2), dies of AIDS at 35
1995 Highlights

About August 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo