On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1995

Historical Events

  • 3rd Rugby World Cup, Ellis Park, Johannesburg: Springboks fly-half Joel Stransky lands the winning drop goal in extra time as South Africa beats New Zealand, 15-12
  • Stanley Cup Final, Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, NJ: New Jersey Devils beat Detroit Red Wings, 5-2 for a 4-0 series sweep; Devils' first Stanley Cup finals appearance

Famous Deaths

  • Inshan Ali, West Indian cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies at 45
  • John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer, dies at 66
1995 Highlights

About June 24, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer