On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

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, English tennis player/broadcaster (8-time Grand Slam singles winner), dies of broken ribs at 85
  • Phillip Borsos, Tasmanian/Canadian director (Mean Season), dies
  • Robert L Haller, coon Dog Trainer, dies at 32