On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • David Cone signs $19.5 million 3 year contract with NY Yankees

Famous Deaths

  • Butterfly McQueen, actress (Gone With the Wind, Flame of Barbary Coast), dies in a fire at 84
  • James Meade, English economist, Bank of Sweden Prize winner (b. 1907)