What Happened on March 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Translations" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • "Uncle Vanya" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 5 die by poison gas in Japanese subway
  • Arizona outside of Phoenix begins using new telephone area code 520

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450)

Speed Skater Bonnie Blair
Speed Skater
Bonnie Blair
  • Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election
  • Laura Davis wins LPGA Standard Register PING Golf Tournament

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • NBA NY Knicks beat NY Nets in 100th meeting (Knicks 53 Nets 47)
  • Neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3:54.08)

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85
  • Gerard Tebroke, 5/10 km-dasher, dies at 45
  • Kenneth Loveless, priest folk musician, dies at 83