What Happened on October 6, 1995

Historical Events

  • 51 Pegasi discovered as the first major star, apart from the Sun, to have a planet orbiting around it
  • BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels
  • Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
1995 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessica Lunsford, American kidnapping victim (d. 2005)
Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Hughie Charles, English songwriter and impresario, dies at 88
  • Lillian Fuchs, American violist and composer, dies at 91
  • Oswald Moxley Gibbs, Grenadian diplomat (High Commissioners to the United Kingdom 1974-78), dies at 67
  • Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35

About October 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fantasy - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Fairground - Simply Red