Events in Sport in October 1995

  • Oct 1 Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic
  • Oct 1 NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
  • Oct 2 Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West

MurderMurder of Interest

Oct 3 O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Oct 6 Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
  • Oct 7 Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Oct 8 Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Oct 8 Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series
  • Oct 11 O.J. Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline
  • Oct 14 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • Oct 14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 15 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Oct 15 Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15
  • Oct 17 MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 18 NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • Oct 21 Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians
  • Oct 27 Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed
  • Oct 27 Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
  • Oct 28 Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • Oct 28 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song
  • Oct 28 11th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats England 16-8
  • Oct 28 7th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 20-10 in South Bend
  • Oct 29 US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
  • Oct 31 NHL NJ Devils agree to stay in NJ