On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • American rock band The Grateful Dead break up

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Irish poet Seamus Heaney receives the Novel Prize for Literature at a ceremony in Stockholm

  • 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