On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1995

Historical Events

  • Kuwaiti Oil Minister Abdul Mohsen al-Medej announces that his country will increase its oil production capacity to as much as 3.5 million barrels per day by 2005
  • Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson
  • Northants 7-781 declared defeats Nottinghamshire 527 & 157

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Ronald Giles, British cartoonist (Daily Express), dies at 78
  • Earl Bascom, American rodeo pioneer (b. 1906)
  • Michael Ende, German writer (The Neverending Story), dies at 65
  • Michael VerMeulen, American journalist and magazine editor (British GQ), dies at 38
1995 Highlights

About August 28, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo