On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

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