What Happened on January 30, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 22nd American Music Awards: Boyz II Men & Ace of Base win
  • Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
  • Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured
  • Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show"
  • Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent
  • Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

Famous Deaths

  • George H Poyser, English soccer player (Manchester City), dies at 84
  • George Richard James, saxophonist, dies at 88
  • Gerald M Durrell, British zoologist/author (Mockery Bird), dies at 70