On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Baltimore Stallions become only American-based team ever to win Grey Cup; defeat Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • CNET lauches www.shareware.com

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German tennis No. 1 Steffi Graf outlasts No. 2 Anke Huber 6–1, 2–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 to win the WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Anke Huber
Tennis Player
Anke Huber

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Home crowd favourite Boris Becker wins his 3rd and final ATP Tour World Championship tennis title with a 7–6, 6–0, 7–6 win over American Michael Chang in Frankfurt, Germany

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang
  • Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), dies at 83
  • Gwen Swire, socila worker, dies at 61
  • Martha Hill, modern dancer/teacher, dies at 94
  • Shirley Bergeron, singer/guitarist, dies at 62