On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11th Sundance Film Festival: "The Brothers McMullen" and "The Young Poisoner's Handbook" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi wins his 1st of 4 Australian titles; beats fellow American Pete Sampras 4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide
  • Super Bowl XXIX, Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, FL: San Francisco 49ers beat San Diego Chargers, 49-26; MVP: Steve Young, SF, QB

Famous Deaths

  • Chris de Marigny, painter/designer, dies at 52
  • Guy Clutton-Brock, English social worker (declared as national hero in Zimbabwe), dies at 88
  • Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, dies at 52
  • Raymond Joseph Cecil, British architect, dies at 69
  • Richard Burnell, British rower (Olympic gold 1948), dies at 77