October 1995 in history

October 1995 events chronologically

Oct 3 O. J. Simpson is acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman
Oct 6 51 Pegasi is discovered to be the second major star apart from the Sun to have a planet orbiting around it
Oct 9 An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona
Oct 15 Marco Campos is killed in an accident in a International Formula 3000 race at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours circuit, making him the only driver ever killed in the International Formula 3000 series
Oct 16 The Million Man March occurs in Washington, D.C
Oct 16 The Skye Bridge is opened
Oct 23 Yolanda Saldívar is found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of popular Latin singer Selena. Three days later, Saldívar was sentenced to life in prison, eligible for parole in 2025

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1995

Oct 4 Ralf Mackenbach a Dutch singer, dancer and musical artist who won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Kiev, Ukraine on 21 November 2009. He earned 121 points with the song Click Clack, which was written by Ralf's neighbor
Oct 9 Chuba Akpom an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Arsenal. He has represented England at youth international levels
Oct 11 Princess Luisa Maria of Belgium Archduchess of Austria-Este the fourth child of Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este and Princess Astrid of Belgium. She was born at the Clinique Saint Jean, Brussels, Belgium and is currently ninth in line to the Belgian throne
Oct 15 Billy Unger an American actor and martial artist, best known for playing Chase Davenport in the Disney XD sitcom "Lab Rats".
Oct 20 Zhenwei Wang a Chinese actor and martial artist. He is best known for his role as Cheng in the 2010 film The Karate Kid, which is a remake of the original 1984 film
Oct 25 Conchita Campbell a Canadian actress. She is perhaps best known for playing a main character, Maia, in The 4400 television series
Oct 29 Taku Hiraoka a Japanese snowboarder, from Gose, Nara.

Top 7 most famous people died in October 1995

Oct 9 Alec Douglas-Home a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister from October 1963 to October 1964. He is notable for being the last Prime Minister to hold office while being a member of the House of Lords, prior to renouncing his peerage and taking up a seat in the House of Commons for the remainder of his premiership. His reputation, however, rests more on his two spells as the UK's foreign minister than on his brief premiership
Oct 14 Edith Pargeter probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern.
Oct 19 Don Cherry (trumpeter) an American jazz trumpeter. He is well known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman, which began in the late 1950s. In the 1960s he became a pioneer of world fusion music, incorporating various ethnic styles into his playing. In the 1970s he relocated to Sweden, but he continued to tour and play festivals throughout the world and worked with a wide variety of musicians
Oct 22 Kingsley Amis an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." He is the father of British novelist Martin Amis
Oct 25 Bobby Riggs an American tennis player who was the World 1 or the World co-No. 1 player for three years, first as an amateur in 1939, then as a professional in 1946 and 1947. He played his first professional tennis match on December 26, 1941
Oct 25 Viveca Lindfors a Swedish stage and film actress.
Oct 29 Terry Southern an American author, essayist, screenwriter, and university lecturer, noted for his distinctive satirical style. Part of the Paris postwar literary movement in the 1950s and a companion to Beat writers in Greenwich Village, Southern was also at the center of Swinging London in the 1960s and helped to change the style and substance of American films in the 1970s. In the 1980s he wrote for Saturday Night Live and lectured on screenwriting at several universities in New York