On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1995

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title

Famous Deaths

  • Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer, dies at 73
  • Halldis Moren Vesaas, Norwegian author and poet (Harp and Dagger), dies at 87
  • Olga Ivinskaya, mistress of Boris Pasternak, dies of cancer at 83
  • Safa Khulusi, Iraqi writer and historian, dies at 78
1995 Highlights

About September 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 9 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