On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Paul Roebson" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • American Flight 965 crashes into a mountain in Buga, Colombia, 159 die, 5 survive
  • NATO begins peacekeeping in Bosnia

Famous Deaths

  • Adone Zecchi, Italian composer, dies at 91
  • John Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer, dies at 90
  • Madge Sinclair, Jamaican actress (Star Trek IV, Conrack, Convoy), dies at 55
1995 Highlights

About December 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius