On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1995

Article: Lomu – The Unstoppable Gentle Giant

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

All Black Jonah Lomu scores the try of the Rugby World Cup, running over Mike Catt in New Zealand's 45-29 defeat of England

Rugby Union Superstar Jonah Lomu
Rugby Union Superstar
Jonah Lomu
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden: Hege Riise & Marianne Pettersen score within 3 minutes of each other to give Norway a 2-0 win over Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Memorial service for Elizabeth Montgomery is held at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Shinnecock Hills GC: Corey Pavin wins his only major championship, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Greg Norman of Australia

Golfer Greg Norman
Greg Norman

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur John Howard, British actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage), dies at 85
  • Charles Martin, cartoonist, dies at 85
1995 Highlights

About June 18, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini