What Happened on February 12, 1995

Historical Events

  • 45th NBA All-Star Game, America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ: West beats East, 139-112; MVP: Mitch Richmond, Sacramento Kings, SG
  • Angela Kennedy swims woman's world record 50m butterfly

World Record

Bonnie Blair skates female world record 500m (38.69 sec)

  • Dieter Baumann runs European record 3k indoor (7:37.51)
  • Jeff Rouse swims world record 50m backstroke (24.37 sec)
  • PRI loses and PAN wins Mexican regional elections
  • Sun Cayun pole vaults indoor female world record (4.13m)
  • Susan Auch skates female world record 500m (38.94 sec)

Famous Deaths

  • Earring George Mayweather, American blues harmonica player, dies of liver cancer at 66
  • L Jansma, Fries publisher (Friese stamp), dies
  • Nat Holman, American Basketball HOF coach (NCAA, NIT C'ships 1950 CCNY), dies at 98
  • Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author (L'Honneur de la Tribu), dies at 49
  • Terence Beckles, English pianist and teacher, dies at 82
  • Tony Secunda, English rock band manager (The Moody Blues), dies at 54
1995 Highlights

About February 12, 1995

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Creep - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Think Twice - Celine Dion