On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Guys & Dolls" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1143 performances
  • 15th United Negro College Fund raises $12,200,000

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Mike Schmidt is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Monzon, [El Macho], Argentine medium weight boxing champ (1970-77), dies at 52
  • Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner, dies at 68