On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton Oilers, 5-1 in the first NHL game in their new home, the United Center; defenseman Chris Chelios leads scoring with a goal and 2 assists
  • Jacques Santer succeeds Jacques Delors as chairman of Euro Committee

Famous Deaths

  • John Smith, American actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), dies at 63
  • Peter Black, TV critic, dies at 82
  • Tom Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Brave Dodo), dies at 62
  • William Sylvester, American actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Gemini Man), dies at 72