Famous Deaths on January 1, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Wigner, physicist (Nobel prize for physics-1963), dies at 92
  • Frederick "Fred" West, British contractor and serial killer (12 charges of murder), commits suicide in his prison cell at 53
  • Jess Stacy, US jazz pianist (Great Gatsby), dies at 90
  • Ted Hawkins, US blues singer (Watch Your Step), dies at 58