On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1995

Historical Events

  • Carolina Panthers lose their debut NFL game in overtime 23-20 to the Atlanta Falcons in front of 58,808 fans at the Georgia Dome
  • eBay (Electronic Bay) founded by Pierre Omidyar
  • In their NFL debut game the Jacksonville Jaguars fall to the Houston Oilers 10-3; 72,363 fans attend the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium
  • Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Brown, English snooker player (Daily Mail Gold Cup 1939, 40; News of the World 1951), dies at 87
  • Donald Cuthbert Coleman, British economic historian, dies at 75
  • Earle Birney, Canadian poet and novelist who twice won the Governor General's Award, dies at 91
  • Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91
  • Roye England, creator and founder President of the Pendon Museum of Miniature Landscape and Transport, dies at 88
1995 Highlights

About September 3, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds") - Coolio Featuring L.V.
  • UK #1 Song: You Are Not Alone - Michael Jackson