What Happened on June 30, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray

Famous Deaths

  • Barney Simon, theatre director/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
  • Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
  • Phyllis Hyman, R&B/Jazz singer (Prime of My Life), suicides at 45
  • Sicco Mansholt, pres Commission of Europe (1972-1973), dies