December 12, 1995 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres addresses both houses of the US Congress

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres

Deaths in History

  • David Lincoln Lightbown, politician, dies at 63
  • David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician, dies at 97
  • James Altgens, JFK assassination photographer, dies at 76
  • Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian, dies
  • Mohyedin Alempour, tajik artist/journalist, dies at 50