On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (47) divorces Laura Cwikowski after nearly 8 years of marriage

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Hull, singer/composer, dies at 50
  • Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng, dies at 66
  • John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist, dies at 88
  • Marguerite Young, writer, dies at 87
  • Peter John Welding, record producer, dies at 60