On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1995

Historical Events

  • Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe

Sports History

Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka

Cricketer Brian Lara
Brian Lara
  • Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. (over 830,000 African American men attend)
  • ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out

Famous Deaths

  • John Walker, museum director, dies at 88
  • Murdo Alex MacLeod, Free Church of Scotland minister, dies at 60
  • Richard Caldicot, British actor (Horse's Mouth, Strife, Mrs Thursday), dies at 87
  • Thomas Augustine Martin, Irish academic, dies at 59
1995 Highlights

About October 16, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra