On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Showering, English brewer, dies at 83
  • James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist, dies at 95
  • John Britten, motorcycle Designer, dies at 45