On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1995

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: PSG/Milan's Liberian striker George Weah is named Europe's best football player; first edition where players born outside Europe permitted to receive votes

Famous Birthdays

  • Anett Kontaveit, Estonian tennis player (world #8 2021; WTA finals 2021 runner-up), born in Tallinn, Estonia

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist, dies at 76
  • Harry McLevy, Scottish trade unionist, dies at 59
1995 Highlights

About December 24, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn