On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • Jürgen Rausch, German philosopher and author (End of the Playboys), dies at 85
  • Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
1995 Highlights

About June 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini