On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1995

Historical Events

  • 17th ACE Cable Awards: TLC wins the Golden CableACE for "KnowTV: Changing What, Why and How You Watch"
  • 4th SEC Championship Game: #2 Florida beats #23 Arkansas, 34-3

Sports History

Montreal Canadiens coach Mario Tremblay leaves goaltender Patrick Roy in the game too long, allowing an embarrassing 9 goals in 11-1 rout by Detroit Red Wings; Roy demands trade; moves to Colorado Avalanche and wins Stanley Cup that season

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90
  • Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, dies at 82
  • Roxie Roker, Bahamian-American actress (The Jeffersons- Helen Willis), dies of breast cancer at 66
  • Stanley Devon, British photographer (British press photographer of the year 1948, 50), dies at 88
1995 Highlights

About December 2, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius