On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1995

Historical Events

  • Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucestershire v Glamorgan
  • Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval

Famous Deaths

  • David James Moore, educationalist, dies at 62
  • Evelyn Wood, speed reading guru, dies at 86
  • John Costello, British military historian, dies at 52
  • Omukama Patrick D Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro, dies at 49
  • Ronald "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? 25 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo