What Happened on July 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardGolf Major

British Open Golf, St. Andrews: John Daly wins in a 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
  • Tracy Kerdyk wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

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