On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

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 (Sea Hawks), born in St. Petersburg, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photographer/collector, dies at 82
  • Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer, dies at 85