On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1995

Historical Events

  • American rock band The Grateful Dead break up

Historic Event

Irish poet Seamus Heaney receives the Novel Prize for Literature at a ceremony in Stockholm [1] [2]

  • NBA settles strike of referees, refs to return on Dec 12
  • US space probe Galileo begins orbiting Jupiter

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42
  • Tom Burns, British-Chilean publisher and editor, dies at 89
1995 Highlights

About December 7, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius