On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Christmas Carol" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • "Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 280 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Boris Becker beats Andrei Medvedev of the Ukraine 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 for a 2-0 win, and Germany's second title

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Larry Brown posts his 500th career NBA coaching victory, following the Indiana Pacers' 88-83 road win at the Houston Rockets

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence (29) weds former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall (24) at Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Virginia

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Comedian
Martin Lawrence

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Leavins, violinist, dies at 77
  • Harry Golombek, British chess grandmaster, author (3-time British champion), dies at 83
  • Larry Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game), dies at 71
  • Murray Rothbard, American economist (b. 1926)
  • Viktor Vorobyov, Russian general-major, dies in battle