On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1995

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Toy Story", the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, directed by John Lasseter and starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, is released

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Actor Tim Allen
Tim Allen
Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode
  • OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
  • Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women

Famous Deaths

  • Ambrose Sam, creole accordionist, dies at 76
  • Edna Deane, dancer, choreographer and drama teacher, dies at 90
  • John Putz, journalist, dies at 89
  • Johnnie Tillmon, civil rights activist (National Welfare Rights Association), dies at 69
  • Norman Potter, English cabinetmaker, designer and writer, dies at 72

Person of interestRaymond Dart

Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus), dies at 95

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Raymond Dart

1995 Highlights

About November 22, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius