On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1995

Historical Events

  • 25th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06
  • 26th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00
  • 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins

Sports History

German Benetton driver Michael Schumacher crashes in the season-ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide but claims second straight F1 World Drivers Championship by 33 points from Damon Hill

Sports History

Last day of Test cricket for New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe

  • Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL all-time passing yardage mark of 47,003
  • NY MTA raises subway & bus fares from $1.25 to $1.50
  • STS 74 (Atlantis 15), launches into orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Lemar, French footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe
  • xQc [Félix Lengyel], Canadian YouTuber and Twitch streamer, born in Laval, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Curley Fox, American fiddler, dies at 85
  • Jack Mann, British fighter pilot and hostage, kidnapped by Islamists in Lebanon in May 1989, dies at 81
1995 Highlights

About November 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio