What Happened on February 2, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Molière Comedies" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Henry Olonga no-balled for throwing in Zimbabwe-Pakistan Test Cricket
  • US space shuttle Discovery launched
1995 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alexis d'Anjou de Bourbon-Condé, French prince/Russian, dies at 47
  • Andre Frossard, French publicist (Defense of Pope), dies at 80
  • David Kindersley, British stone letter-carver and typeface designer, dies at 79
  • Donald Pleasence, British actor (You Only Live Twice, Escape from New York, Halloween), dies from heart failure at 75

Fred Perry (1909-1995)

English tennis player/broadcaster (8 x Grand Slam singles, 6 x Grand Slam doubles titles; Davis Cup 1933, 34, 35, 36), dies of broken ribs at 85

  • Phillip Borsos, Tasmanian/Canadian director (Mean Season), dies

About February 2, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 2 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