What Happened on August 27, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Arcadia" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • 23rd du Maurier Golf Classic: Jenny Lidback

Sport awardGolf Tournament

95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods
  • Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist, dies at 78
  • Dick Bentley, entertainer, 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