On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1995

Historical Events

  • The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.

Famous Birthdays

  • Shaquem Griffin, American one-handed NFL player, 2018-20 (Seattle Seahawks), born in St. Petersburg, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher and economist (Marxist), dies at 72
  • Helmut Gernsheim, German photographer, collector and historian, dies at 82
  • Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, Czech-Russian lyric soprano, dies at 85
1995 Highlights

About July 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer