What Happened on December 9, 1995

Historical Events

  • 61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB)
  • The Messel Pit in Germany inscribed on UNECO's World Heritage List as the world richest fossil site for Eocene period (57-36 million years ago) [1]

Famous Birthdays

McKayla MaroneyMcKayla Maroney (27 years old)

American artistic gymnast (Olympic gold and silver medals 2012) famous for her "not impressed" expression that became a meme, born in Aliso Viejo, California

Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Benny Lee, entertainer, dies at 84
  • Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, American aviator, dies at 88
  • Hugh Armstrong Clegg, English industrial relations academic, dies at 75
  • Toni Cade Bambara, filmmaker, dies at 56
  • Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician, dies at 40
  • Vivian Blaine, American actress (Guys & Dolls, Skirts Ahoy), dies of heart failure at 74

About December 9, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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