On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Buttons on Broadway" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" closes at Plymouth NYC after 55 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: J C Snead wins his lone career major title as he birdies first playoff hole against Jack Nicklaus

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, The Broadmoor: Annika Sörenstam of Sweden wins her first of 10 LPGA major titles with a 1 shot victory over Meg Mallon

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • Eleanore "May" Sarton, Belgian-American writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83
  • Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine auto racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), dies of kidney failure at 84
  • Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65
  • Patsy Ruth Miller, American actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91
  • Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83
  • Stephen Spender, English poet and critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness), dies at 86
  • Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91