What Happened on September 12, 1995

Historical Events

  • Belarus military shoots down a hydrogen balloon, killing its two American pilots.

Photography

INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Stokes, rock & roll writer, dies at 55
  • Jeremy Brett [Peter Huggins], English actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 61
  • John Stuart-Jervis, balloonist, dies
  • Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, bassist, dies at 59
1995 Highlights

About September 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds") - Coolio Featuring L.V.
  • UK #1 Song: You Are Not Alone - Michael Jackson