On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Victor/Victoria" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances

KnightedKnighthood

Singer Cliff Richard receives his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II, - 1st rock star to be knighted

Singer Cliff Richard
Singer
Cliff Richard
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBobby Riggs

Bobby Riggs, American tennis player ("The Battle of the Sexes", US Open 1939, 41), dies of prostate cancer at 77

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs
  • David Healy, American-born actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies following a heart operation at 66
  • Kenneth Kweku Sinaman Dadzie, diplomat, dies at 65
  • Robert Grieve, Scottish civil servant and planner, dies at 84
  • Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis at 74