What Happened on May 5, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics)

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Wagner, Officer of Arms at the College of Arms in London, dies at 86
  • Bernard Benjamin Gillis, judge, dies at 89
  • James Pack, naval officer museum curator, dies at 81
  • Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, British engineer (float glass), dies at 75
  • Mikhail Botvinnik, Russian influential world chess champion, dies at 83
  • Thomas Eden Binkley, musician, dies at 63