On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1995

Historical Events

NFL Record

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

  • 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 Birthdays

  • G. Herbo [Herbert Wright III], American rapper (PTSD), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Keene, American conductor and musician, dies at 48
  • Frederick Harry Baines, English 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? 26 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra