On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, St. Andrews: Controversial American John Daly wins his 2nd major title by 4 strokes in a 4-hole playoff with Costantino Rocca of Italy

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later
  • Tour de France: Miguel Induráin of Spain wins 5th consecutive Tour, 4' 35" ahead of Alex Zülle; Laurent Jalabert points winner

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Rundick, poet/DJ, dies at 52
  • Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 80
  • Jean Muir Fullarton, American actress and educator (Fugitive in the Sky, The Aldrich Family), dies at 85