On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1995

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • First NBA game at General Motors Place in Vancouver; Grizzlies beat Minnesota Timberwolves, 100-98 in OT
  • STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands

Famous Deaths

  • Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70
1995 Highlights

About November 5, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio