What Happened on August 4, 1995

Historical Events

Sports History

Following a suspension from the league for substance abuse former Mets outfielder Darryl Strawberry joins NY Yankees and eventually helps the Bronx Bombers to win the 1996 World Series

Battle of Interest

Operation Storm begins in Croatia, the Croatian army attacks territory under the Republic of Serbian Krajina in the largest land battle since WWII

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Bartell, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1933, 37; Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • J. Howard Marshall [James Howard Marshall II], American businessman and husband of Anna Nicole Smith, dies at 90

About August 4, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Waterfalls - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Never Forget - Take That