What Happened on December 20, 1995

Historical Events

  • American Flight 965 crashes into a mountain in Buga, Colombia, 159 die, 5 survive
  • NATO begins peacekeeping in Bosnia
  • Revival of Phillip Hayes Dean's drama "Paul Robeson" opens at Longacre Theater, NYC; runs for 14 performances
1995 History

Famous Deaths

  • Adone Zecchi, Italian composer and conductor (Corale Euridice; Orchestra Bolognese de Camera), dies at 91
  • John Henry Jacques, English co-operative retailer, and politician, dies at 90
  • Madge Sinclair (née Walters), Jamaican-American actress (Conrack; Roots - "Bell"; Trapper John, M.D. - "Ernestine"; The Lion King), dies of leukemia at 55

About December 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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