On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry

BattleBattle 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

President of Croatia Franjo Tuđman
President of Croatia
Franjo Tuđman

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87
  • J. Howard Marshall [James Howard Marshall II], American businessman and husband of Anna Nicole Smith, dies at 90