On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Carousel" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 322 performances
  • 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe, Japan and kills 5,372
  • Australia beat Australia A 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup
  • LA Rams announce that they are moving to St Louis

Famous Deaths

  • Isador Caplan, British lawyer and Aldeburgh Festival pioneer, dies at 82
  • Urias Nooteboom, Dutch journalist/critic (The Time), dies at 54