On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1995

Historical Events

  • Birmingham Barracudas (based in Alabama) play 1st CFL game beating Winnipeg 38-10 but failed experiment only lasts one season

Famous Birthdays

Post Malone

Post Malone [Austin Richard Post], American singer and songwriter (Stoney), born in Syracuse, New York

Famous Deaths

  • (Richard) "Pancho" Gonz├ílez, American tennis player (US Open, 1948-49; Wimbledon & French Open Doubles, 1949), dies of stomach cancer at 67
  • Bob Ross, American artist and television host, dies at 52
  • Eva Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress, comedian, singer and socialite (Green Acres, Gigi), dies at 76
  • Jacques Berque, French Islamic scholar, dies at 85
1995 Highlights

About July 4, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer