What Happened on January 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan

MurderMurder of Interest

Murder trial against O.J. Simpson, begins in LA

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II begins visit to SE Asia

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurel McGoff, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Lopez, songwriter, dies at 77
  • George Price, cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 93
  • Marion Herbst, German/Dutch jewelry designer, dies at 50