On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1995

Historical Events

  • Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island

Baseball Record

Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

Famous Deaths

  • Barney Simon, South African theatre director and writer, dies at 63
  • Gale Gordon [Charles Thomas Aldrich, Jr], American actor and comedian (Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy), dies from lung cancer at 89
  • Georgy Beregovoy, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
  • Jorge Peixinho, Portuguese pianist, composer, and conductor, dies at 45
  • Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), commits suicide at 45
  • Sicco Mansholt, Dutch politician, (President of the Commission of Europe 1972-1973), dies at 86
1995 Highlights

About June 30, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer