Historical Events in 1995 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 400 of 785

  • Mar 12 Letitia Vriesde runs South American indoor record 800m (2:00.35)
  • Mar 12 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
  • Mar 12 Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN)
  • Mar 12 42nd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #7 Wake Forest beats #4 North Carolina, 82-80 (OT)
  • Mar 12 36th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Arkansas, 95-93 (OT)
  • Mar 12 16th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Villanova beats Connecticut, 94-78
  • Mar 13 9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win
  • Mar 13 Anti fascist Kazachstan anti-parliament forms
  • Mar 13 Hungarian Forint devalued 9%
  • Mar 13 Istanbul police shoot dead 16 Alawitische demonstrators
  • Mar 14 1st time 13 people in space
  • Mar 16 Dow-Jones hits record 4069.15
  • Mar 16 Manhattan upsets 4th seeded Oklahoma 77-67
  • Mar 16 Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery & ratifies 13th Amendment
  • Mar 16 World best 7th wkt stand 461 by Bhupinder Singh Jr & P Dharmani
  • Mar 17 British pound hits 2.4545 to Dutch guilder (record)
  • Mar 17 Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House
  • Mar 17 USt approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck & Co

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 18 Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • Mar 18 STS 67 (Endeavour 8) lands after 16½ days
  • Mar 19 "Translations" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Mar 19 "Uncle Vanya" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Mar 19 5 die by poison gas in Japanese subway
  • Mar 19 Arizona outside of Phoenix begins using new telephone area code 520
  • Mar 19 Bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450)
  • Mar 19 Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election
  • Mar 19 Laura Davis wins LPGA Standard Register PING Golf Tournament
  • Mar 19 Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers
  • Mar 19 NBA NY Knicks beat NY Nets in 100th meeting (Knicks 53 Nets 47)
  • Mar 19 Neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3:54.08)
  • Mar 20 Dow-Jones hits 4083.68 (record)
  • Mar 20 Poison Gas released in Tokyo subway 12 killed, 4,700 injured
  • Mar 20 Beatles song, "Baby It's You", with late John Lennon as lead singer, is released, 1st Fab Four single in more than 30 years

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Mar 21 NJ officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Mar 21 NYC agrees to sell its 2 owned radio stations (WNYC AM & FM)
  • Mar 22 Deputy Gov of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist
  • Mar 23 "How To Succeed in Business..." opens at R Rodgers NYC for 548 performances
  • Mar 23 Dollar equals 88.41 yen (record)

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Mar 25 Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Mar 26 "Defending the Caveman" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 671 perf
  • Mar 26 "Moliere Comedies" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • Mar 26 15th Golden Raspberry Awards: Color of Night wins
  • Mar 26 24th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nanci Bowen
  • Mar 26 Mashonaland beat Mashonaland U-24 by 165 runs to win Logan Cup
  • Mar 26 The Schengen Treaty goes into effect.

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 27 67th Academy Awards: "Forrest Gump", Jessica Lange & Tom Hanks win

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 28 Julia Roberts & Lyle Lovette split-up

Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
  • Mar 28 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
  • Mar 28 World's largest bank-Japan's Mitsubishi Bank & Bank of Tokyo merge
  • Mar 29 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago IL on WCKG 105.9 FM
  • Mar 30 "Arcadia" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • Mar 31 1st game at Coors Stadium Colo (replacement Rockies beat Yanks 4-1)
  • Mar 31 Bombay beat Punjab on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • Mar 31 Federal judge orders injunction to end baseball strike
  • Apr 1 Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency begins charging $15 service fee
  • Apr 1 NY Islanders retire Bobby Nystrom's uniform #23
  • Apr 2 14th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: U of Ct Huskies beats TN 70-64

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 2 7th Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus

  • Apr 2 Baseball season opener delayed until April 26
  • Apr 2 NY Police Dept & NY Transit Police merge into one organization
  • Apr 2 North & Western Colorado begins using new area code 970
  • Apr 2 Owners accept baseball players proposal, agree to start season 4/26
  • Apr 2 Sunday NY Times raises price from $2.00 to $2.50

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 2 Wrestlemania XI in Conn-Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor
  • Apr 3 57th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA Bruins beats Arkansas 89-78
  • Apr 3 Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena
  • Apr 6 "Having Our Say" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Apr 7 Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike
  • Apr 8 BPAA US Open won by Dave Husted

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Apr 8 Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Apr 8 148th Grand National: Jason Titley aboard Royal Athlete wins
  • Apr 9 "Translations" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • Apr 9 59th Masters Golf Tournament: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 274
  • Apr 10 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • Apr 10 NYC bans smoking in all restaurants that seat 35 or more
  • Apr 13 Yankees beat the Mets 2-0
  • Apr 14 India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah
  • Apr 14 Rosie Jones wins LPGA Pinewild Women's Golf Championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 16 56th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • Apr 17 99th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya 1st man in 2:09:22 and Uta Pippig of Germany 1st woman in 2:25:11
  • Apr 18 Houston Post folds after 116 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 18 Quarterback Joe Montana announces his retirement from football

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • Apr 19 Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (NYC) news
  • Apr 19 Oklahoma City bombing - a truck bomb at Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building kills 168 & injures 500
  • Apr 21 Boston Celtics final game at Boston Gardens, NY Knicks win 98-92
  • Apr 21 FBI arrested Timothy McVeigh & charge him with Oklahoma City bombing
  • Apr 22 General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Aulby

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Apr 22 George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in Las Vegas

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • Apr 22 1995 NFL Draft: Ki-Jana Carter from Penn State first pick by Cincinnati Bengals
  • Apr 23 Laura Davis wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 23 President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 24 Court orders Darryl Strawberry to pay back $350,000 in taxes

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Apr 24 Dow Jones Index hits record 4303.98
  • Apr 24 Package bomb, linked to Unabomber, blows up killing Gilbert B Murray
  • Apr 25 "Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 performances
  • Apr 26 Baseball season begins after lengthy strike
  • Apr 26 Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings
  • Apr 27 "Indiscretions" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • Apr 28 Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die
  • Apr 28 Sri Lankaan BAE748 crashes at Palaly, 52 die
  • Apr 29 Final TV broadcast of "Empty Nest" on NBC TV
  • Apr 29 KC Royal John Nonely is 70th to HR on his 1st at bat
  • Apr 29 Longest sausage ever, at 28.77 miles, made in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Apr 30 "Blood Brothers" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 839 performances
  • Apr 30 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • Apr 30 "Rose Tattoo" opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • Apr 30 After 120 years the last 15 A & S dept stores close
  • Apr 30 Val Skinner wins LPGA Sprint Golf Championship
  • May 1 "On the Waterfront" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • May 1 Steve Waugh scores 200 for Australia v WI at Sabina Park
  • May 1 Croatian forces launch Operation Flash during the Croatian War of Independence.
  • May 2 "Hamlet" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • May 2 Expos bat out of order against Mets in 6th inning
  • May 2 Serb missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six
  • May 3 "My Thing of Love" opens at Beck Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • May 3 Australia beat West Indies to regain the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy
  • May 3 David Bell debuts for the Indians (3rd generation player, Gus & Buddy)
  • May 5 Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics)
  • May 6 121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2
  • May 6 ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Mike Aulby
  • May 6 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV
  • May 7 "On the Waterfront" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • May 7 Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election
  • May 7 Michelle McGann wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
  • May 7 Twins beat Indians 10-9 in 17 innings, 6 hours & 36 minutes
  • May 9 Cleveland Indians tie record of scoring 8 runs before making an out, they beat Twins 10-0
  • May 9 Kinshasa, Zaire under quarantine after an outbreak of Ebola virus
  • May 10 30th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alan Jackson and Reba McEntire win
  • May 10 Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein
  • May 10 In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident
  • May 10 Real Zaragoza of Spain win 35th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 2-1 in Paris
  • May 11 In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  • May 12 Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)
  • May 12 Jose Mesa gets 1st of his M.L. record 37 consecutive saves

Sports record brokenNHL Record

May 12 Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
NHL Goalie
Martin Brodeur
  • May 13 6.5 earthquake hits Greece
  • May 13 New Zealand beats US for the America's Cup
  • May 13 Chelsi Smith, 21, of USA, crowned 44th Miss Universe Shanna Lynn Moakler, (19-NY), replaces Chelsi Smith as Miss USA
  • May 13 40th Eurovision Song Contest: Secret Garden for Norway wins singing "Nocturne" in Dublin
  • May 14 "My Thing of Love" closes at Beck Theater NYC after 16 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

May 14 41st McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Kelly Robbins

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 14 Eddie Murray of Indians hits his 463rd career home run (ties for 18th)

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 14 Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most senior spiritual leader

11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima
11th Panchen Lama
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima
14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • May 15 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • May 16 Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier
  • May 18 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 18 "Braveheart" directed by Mel Gibson and starring Mel Gibson and Sophie Marceau premieres at the Seattle Film Festival (Best Picture 1996)

Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • May 19 Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time
  • May 19 World's youngest doctor, Balamurali Ambati, 17, graduates Mount Sinai
  • May 20 120th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Timber Coutry wins in 1:54.4
  • May 20 CBS News fires co-anchor Connie Chung
  • May 20 Twins Marty Cordova ties rookie record of HRs in 5 consecutive games
  • May 21 Christa Johnson wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic
  • May 22 Laverne & Shirley 20th anniversary reunion special, televised
  • May 23 47th time opposing pitchers hit HRs, K Foster (Cubs)/M Freeman (Rocks)
  • May 24 3rd UEFA Champions League Final: Ajax beats Milan 1-0 at Vienna
  • May 25 The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.
  • May 27 In Culpeper, Virginia, actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.
  • May 28 "An Inspector Calls" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 454 performances
  • May 28 Alison Nichols wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
  • May 28 Dottie Mochrie wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game
  • May 28 Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people
  • May 28 Southwestern Florida outside of Tampa begins using new area code 941
  • May 28 White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium
  • May 28 Indianapolis 500: Jacques Villeneuve wins in 3:15:17.561 (247.221 km/h)
  • May 28 48th Cannes Film Festival: "Underground" directed by Emir Kusturica wins the Palme d'Or
  • Jun 1 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
  • Jun 1 Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
  • Jun 2 John Valentin hits 3 HRs
  • Jun 3 Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0
  • Jun 3 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards held at Pantages Theatre, Hollywood
  • Jun 4 "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden NYC at 347 perf
  • Jun 4 49th Tony Awards: Love! Valour! Compassion! & Sunset Boulevard win
  • Jun 4 8th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,331,000
  • Jun 4 Dale Eggeling wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 5 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 5 The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Jun 7 The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines
  • Jun 8 "Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • Jun 8 Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.
  • Jun 9 Brady Bunch Movie (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Congo (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden
  • Jun 9 Killer (1994) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Smoke (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Wigstock The Movie (1994) premieres in USA
  • Jun 10 "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • Jun 10 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
  • Jun 10 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
  • Jun 11 Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 11 Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 94th Men's French Open: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (7-5, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 94th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez (7-5, 4-6, 6-0)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 11 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 Indians' Dennis Martínez no-hits Balt 11-0

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jun 13 NJ Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals