On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1995

Historical Events

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

British 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 Birthdays

  • Danna Paola [Rivera], Mexican telenovela, film, and stage actress, and singer (Wicked (en español)), born in Mexico City
  • Hwasa [Ahn Hye-jin], South Korean singer-songwriter (Maria), born in Jeonju, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Rundick, American poet and DJ, dies at 52
  • Floyd McDaniel, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 80
1995 Highlights

About July 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo