What Happened on February 17, 1995

Historical Events

  • 11th US Soap Opera Digest Awards - "Days of Our Lives" wins
  • Colin Fergusson found guilty of killing 6 people on the Long Island Rail Road in NY
  • Federal judge allows lawsuit claiming US tobacco makers knew nicotine was addictive & manipulated its levels to keep customers hooked

Sports History

Tiger Manager Sparky Anderson takes unpaid leave due to baseball strike

1995 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Madison Keys, American tennis player (US Open runner-up 2017), born in Rock Island, Illinois
Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Thelma Hulbert, English painter (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies at 81
  • Uta Graf, German born American singer and teacher, dies at 80

About February 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Creep - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Think Twice - Celine Dion