What Happened on January 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Atlanta Hawks' coach Lenny Wilkens passes the legendary Red Auerbach to become the NBA's all-time winningest coach, with 939 career victories; Hawks beat Washington, 112-90 at the Omni

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Sutcliffe, judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies at 77
  • James Clay, saxophonist, dies at 59
  • Joe Slovo, Latvian/South African attorney/sect-gen (SACR), dies at 68
  • Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Pinter), dies at 81