On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Amtrak NY-Tampa run ends
  • Amy van Dikes swims woman's world record 50 m butterfly (26.73)
  • Belgium's TV channel VT4 goes on the air

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Utah Jazz guard John Stockton passes Magic Johnson's all-time NBA assists mark of 9,221, in a 129-98 win over the Denver Nuggets at the Delta Centre in Salt Lake City

NBA Point Guard John Stockton
NBA Point Guard
John Stockton
  • Zimbabwe batsmen Andy (156) & Grant Flower (201) set world record brotherly stand of 269 to propel Zimbabwe to first ever victory in Test cricket in 1st Test against Pakistan in Harare

Famous Deaths

  • John Smith, English chairman of Liverpool F.C. (1973-90), dies at 74
  • Michael Caesar, pope of pot, dies of liver cancer at 52