What Happened on August 6, 1995

Historical Events

  • Cleveland's major league sports franchises, NFL Browns & MLB Indians, play in Cleveland for 1st time ever; both lose - White Sox 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

Musical Finale

Revival of Richard Adler and Jerry Ross' musical comedy '"Damn Yankees", starring Jerry Lewis and Bebe Neuwirth, closes at Marquis Theater, NYC, after 519 performances

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Thousands gather in Hiroshima for the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city

1995 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Forsyth, Canadian actress (The Gilded Age, CODA), born in Ontario
Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Fleury, French organist and composer, dies at 92
  • Paul James Nunn, mountaineer, dies at 52
  • Youly Algaroff, Russian-French ballet dancer, dies at 77

About August 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 9 months and 30 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