On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1995

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Forbes Magazine announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world with a net worth of $12.9 billion dollars

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Sánchez Málaga, Peruvian composer, dies at 91
  • Herbert Hippauf, baseball player, dies at 56
  • Joe Hutton, Northumbrian piper and shepherd, dies at 71
  • Rainer Kunad, German composer, dies at 58
1995 Highlights

About July 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer