What Happened on August 27, 1995

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

  • Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Beaconsfield GC: Jenny Lidback wins by 1 stroke from Liselotte Neumann of Sweden

Theatrical Finale

Tom Stoppard's comedic play "Arcadia" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater, NYC, after 204 performances

  • Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days
1995 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessie Mei Li, English actress (Shadow and Bone), born in Brighton, England
Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

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

About August 27, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Are Not Alone - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Country House - Blur