On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1995

Historical Events

  • Bill Fitch becomes the 5th coach in NBA history to register 850 career victories with the LA Clippers' 95-93 home win over Philadelphia 76'ers at the LA Memorial Sports Arena
  • Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan, Iran, killing 18

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Lopez, Basque-French chausson and operetta composer (La Belle de Cadiz; Andalousie; The Three Musketeers), dies at 78
  • Mansour Sattari, Iranian Brigadier General and commandant (Iran Air Force), dies at 46
  • Somerset de Chair, British writer, politician and poet, dies at 83
1995 Highlights

About January 5, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn