On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Play's the Thing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 75 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former South African President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • US international postage rates rise to 60 cents per ounce

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Pete Sampras wins his 3rd straight Wimbledon title; beats Boris Becker of Germany 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgie Henley, English actress

Famous Deaths

  • Fenton Morley, British parish priest who chaired the Church of England Morley Commission, dies at 83
  • Jacques Molicard, translator and navigator, dies at 62
  • James Cameron Tudor, politician, dies at 66
  • John Eric Tieman, production Manager (The Guardian), dies at 67
  • Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Shout), dies at 47
1995 Highlights

About July 9, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer