What Happened on August 24, 1995

Historical Events

  • Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
  • Microsoft debuts Windows 95

Famous Birthdays

  • Runa Tsukishima, Japanese child model, born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Geiringer, New Zealand general practitioner campaigner (founder of the New Zealand Medical Association), dies at 78
  • Gary Crosby, American singer (with Bing -"Play a Simple Melody"), and actor (The Bill Dana Show -"Eddie"; Mardi Gras), dies of lung cancer at 62
1995 Highlights

About August 24, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss From A Rose - Seal
  • UK #1 Song: Country House - Blur