On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1995

Historical Events

  • Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)
  • CBC announces Radio Canada International service to end on March 31

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
  • NBA referees return to work after striking

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48
  • 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 at 61
  • Mary Bruce, American tap dance teacher, dies at 95
  • Mohyedin Alempour, tajik artist/journalist, dies at 50
1995 Highlights

About December 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius