On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Company" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • "Holiday" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances

Sport awardDavis Cup

Davis Cup Tennis, Moscow: Pete Sampras beats Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 for an unassailable 3-1 American lead (ends 3-2)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • Davis Cup Tennis, Moscow: Pete Sampras beats Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 to give US a winning 3-1 lead (ends 3-2); record 31st US title
  • England cricket wicket-keeper Jack Russell dismisses Clive Eksteen with his record 11th catch in 2nd Test v South Africa in Johannesburg
  • Naeem Akhtar takes 10-28 for Rawalpindi B against Peshawar
  • Northwestern South Carolina begins using new area code 864

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Jewel [James Jewel Marsh], British comedic actor (The Avengers, Thicker Than Water), dies at 82
1995 Highlights

About December 3, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius