On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

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

  • James Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist, dies at 88
  • Manuel GutiĆ©rrez Mellado, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain (1976-81) and Minister of Defense (1977-79), dies at 83