On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1995

Historical Events

Music Single

Beatles song, "Baby It's You", with late John Lennon as lead singer, released, 1st Fab Four single in nearly 10 years

  • Dow-Jones hits record 4083.68
  • Members of the Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo release sarin gas on three lines of the Tokyo subway, killing 13 people and injuring over 1,000

Famous Deaths

  • James Kilfedder, Northern Ireland unionist politician, dies at 66
  • John Minton [Big John Studd], American pro wrestler (Royal Rumble 1989), dies from liver cancer and Hodgkin's disease at 47
  • Merv Harvey, Australian cricketer (scored 12 & 31 in Test Aus v Eng 46-47), dies at 76
  • Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
  • Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (Pulitzer prize 1934), dies at 88
1995 Highlights

About March 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces