What Happened on June 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (considered as the father of Russian ice hockey), dies at 76
  • Jack Schroer, British saxophonist & pianist (The Caledonia Soul Orchestra), dies at 51

Person of interestJonas Salk

Jonas Salk, American biologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk