On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Arcadia" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 204 performances

Sport awardGolf Tournament

95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods
  • Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Beaconsfield GC: Jenny Lidback wins by 1 stroke from Liselotte Neumann of Sweden
  • Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Bentley, Australian comedian and actor (The Glums), dies at 88
  • Marty Paich, American musician, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), dies of colon cancer at 70
1995 Highlights

About August 27, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo