On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1995

Historical Events

  • 20th Toronto International Film Festival: "Antonia's Line" directed by Marleen Gorris wins the People's Choice Award

Baseball Record

Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victories

  • Shawntel Smith (Okla), 24, crowned 69th Miss America 1996

Famous Weddings

Stephen Hawking

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (53) weds nurse Elaine Mason

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Balfour, historian, dies at 86
  • Pierre Olaf [Trivier], French actor (Camelot, Don't Drink the Water, Kraft Music Hall), dies at 67
1995 Highlights

About September 16, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo