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

  • Jim [James Geoffrey Cutcliffe] Hepburn, English tap-dancer and socialist, dies at 88
  • Manuel Gutiérrez 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? 24 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius