On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1995

Historical Events

  • 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher, dies at 56
  • Doris Mae Akers, American gospel singer-songwriter (Sky Pilot Choir - "Sweet, Sweet Spirit"), dies at 72
  • Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American classical and film music composer (Spellbound; A Double Life; Ben-Hur), dies at 88
  • Rick Ferrell, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (8 x MLB All Star; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators), dies of arrhythmia at 89
1995 Highlights

About July 27, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo