What Happened on September 28, 1995

Historical Events

  • American singer Bobby Brown escapes injury in gun battle in Roxbury, Massachusetts; his friend Steven Sealy is killed

Sports History

Dennis Martínez' fastball breaks Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett's jaw, in what becomes his final career plate appearance, in Cleveland Indians 12-4 win

  • Frenchman Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros (off of southeast Africa) in a coup

Event of Interest

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat sign the Oslo 2 Accord to transfer West Bank to the PLO (Taba, Egypt)

Film & TV History

Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "New York News" on CBS; cancelled after 8 episodes

  • Superhero film "Batman Forever" released in Czech Republic
  • Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov
1995 History

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Johnson, American doo-wop baritone vocalist (The Marcels - "Blue Moon"), dies of cancer at 55
  • Eddy Grove, American actor (Dragnet; The Silent Service; Medic), dies at 78
  • Lynette Roberts, British poet, dies at 86
  • Olive Gibbs, British politician, anti-nuclear activist and peace campaigner, dies at 77

About September 28, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 11 months and 26 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