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 Interest

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

  • NBA referees return to work after striking
1995 History

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48
  • David Lincoln Lightbown, politician, dies at 63
  • David Marshall, Singaporean politician (Chief Minister of Singapore 1955-56, pushed self-governance for Singapore), 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

About December 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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