On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1995

Historical Events

  • Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her two children in South Carolina

Famous Birthdays

  • Ezekiel Elliott, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Alton, Illinois
  • Marília Mendonça, Brazilian Sertaneja singer-songwriter, born in Cristianópolis, Brazil (d. 2021)

Famous Weddings

  • "True Lies" actor Tom Arnold (36) weds Julie Champnella (25) in Dearborn, Michigan

Ewan McGregor

Actor Ewan McGregor (24) weds production designer Eve Mavrakis (29)

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Clark, American blues music promoter, and songwriter, dies at 86
  • Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), dies at 90
  • Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana, dies at 90
  • Roley Jenkins, English cricket spin bowler (9 Tests, 32 wickets), dies at 76
1995 Highlights

About July 22, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer