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 ("That's Amore"; "Everybody Loves Somebody"; "Sway"), 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
  • 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
  • Nikolai [Nicolas Leonidovich] Slonimsky, musicologist, dies at 101
1995 Highlights

About December 25, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 9 months and 19 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