On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1995

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 26 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer