What Happened on September 5, 1995

Historical Events

Baseball Record

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

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Showering, English brewer, dies at 83
  • James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, American pianist, dies at 95
  • John Britten, New Zealand motorcycle designer, dies at 45
1995 Highlights

About September 5, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 22 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