On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • 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
  • Richard "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis great, dies of stomach cancer at 67