On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1995

Historical Events

  • Playboy goes back on sale after 36 year ban in Ireland
  • The European Communities Court of Justice hands down the "Bosman ruling", giving EU footballers the right to a free transfer at the end of their contracts, with the provision that they are transferring from one UEFA Federation to another.

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Fletcher, British pioneering physician and TV presenter (wrote the 1st report into the dangers of smoking), dies at 84
  • Jim [James Geoffrey Cutcliffe] Hepburn, English tap-dancer and socialist, dies at 88
  • Johnny Lytle, American jazz drummer and vibraphonist, known as "Fast Hands", dies of kidney failure at 63
  • Manuel GutiĆ©rrez Mellado, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain (1976-81) and Minister of Defense (1977-79), dies at 83
1995 Highlights

About December 15, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius