On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1995

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Dallas Cowboys' Emmitt Smith makes a NFL record of 25 touchdowns in a season against the Arizona Cardinals

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith

Famous Deaths


Person of interestDean Martin

Dean Martin [Dino Paul Crocetti], American singer, comedian and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), dies of throat cancer at 78

Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin
  • Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher, dies at 89
  • Jimmy Boucher, cricketer (great Irish all-rounder 1929-54), dies
  • Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American composer, dies at 101
  • Nikolai [Nicolas Leonidovich] Slonimsky, musicologist, dies at 101
1995 Highlights

About December 25, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn