On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st CFL game between 2 US teams, Las Vegas Posse vs Sacramento Gold
  • NHL Draft: Detroit Jr. Red Wings (OHL) defenceman Bryan Berard first pick by Ottawa Senators

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: German superstar Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario of Spain 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 for her 6th Wimbledon title

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Adams, madam, dies at 65
  • Günter Bialas, German composer, dies at 87