Events in History in October 1995

  • Oct 1 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • Oct 1 Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
  • Oct 1 Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
  • Oct 1 Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
  • Oct 3 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)
  • Oct 4 Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners
  • Oct 6 BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels
  • Oct 6 51 Pegasi discovered as the first major star, apart from the Sun, to have a planet orbiting around it
  • Oct 7 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees
  • Oct 10 Israel begins West Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
  • Oct 10 Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
  • Oct 10 Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
  • Oct 11 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
  • Oct 13 Polish physicist Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize for work on nuclear fallout
  • Oct 13 Pamela Anderson Lee rushed to hospital with flu like symptoms
  • Oct 16 Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
  • Oct 16 Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka
  • Oct 16 Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. (over 830,000 African American men attend)
  • Oct 16 ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out
  • Oct 17 Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • Oct 20 STS 73 (Columbia 18) launches into orbit
  • Oct 20 Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • Oct 21 Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • Oct 24 Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
  • Oct 26 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
  • Oct 27 Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
  • Oct 29 Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
  • Oct 30 Qu├ębec votes in a referendum to remain part of Canada