On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1995

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Keene, musician, dies at 48
  • Frederick Harry Baines, painter, dies at 85
  • John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), dies at 82
  • Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator, dies at 45
1995 Highlights

About October 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra