On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood

Famous Deaths

  • Buster Mathis, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 52
  • Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor, dies at 83
  • Joanne Gail Abbott, exec (MTV), dies at 36