What Happened on August 26, 1995

Historical Events

Historic Event

Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucestershire v Glamorgan

Sports History

Brian Lara completes his 7th Test Cricket century, scoring 179 at The Oval in London

Famous Deaths

  • Evelyn Wood, American speed reading guru, dies at 86
  • John Costello, British military historian, dies at 52
  • Omukama Patrick Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro (Uganda), dies at 49
  • Ronnie White, American singer (The Miracles - "Shop Around"), dies of leukaemia at 57
1995 Highlights

About August 26, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 12 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