What Happened on December 25, 1995

Historical Events

NFL Record

Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith scores NFL record 25th touchdown of the season in 37-13 win against Arizona Cardinals at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe AZ

Famous Deaths

Dean MartinDean Martin (1917-1995)

American singer ("That's Amore"; "Everybody Loves Somebody"; "Sway"), comedian and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), dies of throat cancer at 78

  • Emmanuel Levinas, Lithuanian-French Jewish philosopher, dies at 89
  • Jimmy Boucher, Irish cricket all-rounder (28 first-class matches for Ireland; secretary Irish Cricket Union 1954-73), dies at 85
  • Marijan Lipovsek, Slovenian pianist, composer, and teacher, dies at 85
  • Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American pianist, conductor, musicologist (Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns; Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians), and composer, dies at 101
1995 Highlights

About December 25, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

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