On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY
  • "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanna Öberg, Swedish biathlete (Olympic gold 15k individual 2018; World C'ship gold 2019), born in Kiruna, Lapland

Famous Deaths

  • Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, Columbian politician (helped write Colombian Constitution), assassinated at 76
  • Bill Blair, American auto racer (NASCAR pioneer; 54 top-10 finishes), dies at 84
  • Florence Greenberg, record company founder, dies at 82
  • Gilbert "Gil" Lamb, American actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), dies at 91
  • Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russian Orthodox Priest, dies at 68
  • Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist, dies at 83
1995 Highlights

About November 2, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio