On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1995

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.

Sports History

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

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Sutcliffe, British judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies at 77
  • James Clay, American jazz tenor 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
1995 Highlights

About January 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn