On This Day

What Happened in August 1995 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays


Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

  • Aug 29 Thomas Strittmatter, German writer, dies at 33
  • Aug 30 Dame Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian, dies at 96
  • Aug 30 Fischer S Black Jr, American financial Theorist, dies at 57
  • Aug 30 Sterling Morrison, American musician (Velvet Underground), dies at 53
  • Aug 30 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster, dies at 82
  • Aug 31 Beant Singh, Prime Minister of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73
  • Aug 31 David Farrar, English actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse, Watusi), dies at 87
  • Aug 31 David Richard Holloway, literary Editor, dies at 71
  • Aug 31 Hajime Miterai, industrialist, dies at 56
  • Aug 31 Horst Janssen, German graphic artist and printmaker, dies at 65
  • Aug 31 John Erik Jonsson, American businessman and Mayor of Dallas, dies at 93