On This Day

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, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78
  • Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61
1995 Highlights

About August 24, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo