On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1995

Historical Events

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

World Record

Bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450)

  • Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election

Sports History

Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers

  • 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
1995 Highlights

About March 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces