On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1995

Historical Events

  • 6th Billboard Music Awards: TLC & Hootie & The Blowfish win

Music History

Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Famous Birthdays

  • A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie [Julius Dubose], American rapper (Hoodie SZN), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Joy Gruttmann, German child singer, born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Claire Polin, American composer, dies at 69
  • Dmitri Volkogonov, Russian historian (biographies of Stalin and Lenin) and colonel general, dies at 67
  • James Reston, American journalist (New York Times), dies at 86
  • John Trevor Key, British photographer, dies of brain tumour at 48
  • Kathleen Harrison, English actress (Fast Lady, Big Money), dies at 103
  • Leslie Wilkinson, journalist, dies at 97
1995 Highlights

About December 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius