Historical Events in 1995 (Part 4)

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  • Sep 29 US space probe Ulyssus completes 2nd passage behind Sun
  • Sep 30 Cleve Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season
  • Oct 1 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • Oct 1 Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic
  • Oct 1 Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
  • Oct 1 Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
  • Oct 1 NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
  • Oct 1 Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
  • Oct 2 "Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Oct 2 Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West
  • Oct 3 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)

MurderMurder of Interest

Oct 3 OJ Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • Oct 4 29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win
  • Oct 4 Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners
  • Oct 5 "Company" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Oct 6 BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels
  • Oct 6 Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
  • Oct 6 51 Pegasi discovered as the first major star, apart from the Sun, to have a planet orbiting around it
  • Oct 7 Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4
  • Oct 7 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees

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Oct 8 Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Oct 8 Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series
  • Oct 10 "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • Oct 10 Israel begins West Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
  • Oct 10 Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
  • Oct 10 Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
  • Oct 11 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
  • Oct 11 O J Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline
  • Oct 12 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 performances
  • Oct 13 Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oct 13 Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms
  • Oct 14 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • Oct 14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 15 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Oct 15 Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15
  • Oct 16 Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
  • Oct 16 Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka
  • Oct 16 Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. (over 830,000 African American men attend)
  • Oct 16 ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out
  • Oct 17 Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • Oct 17 MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 18 NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • Oct 19 "Hello Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • Oct 20 STS 73 (Columbia 18) launches into orbit
  • Oct 20 Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • Oct 21 Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • Oct 21 Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians
  • Oct 22 "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • Oct 24 Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
  • Oct 25 "Victor/Victoria" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances
  • Oct 26 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
  • Oct 27 Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed
  • Oct 27 Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
  • Oct 27 Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
  • Oct 28 Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • Oct 28 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song
  • Oct 28 11th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats England 16-8
  • Oct 28 7th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 20-10 in South Bend
  • Oct 29 "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
  • Oct 29 Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
  • Oct 29 US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
  • Oct 30 Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
  • Oct 31 NHL NJ Devils agree to stay in NJ
  • Nov 1 "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances
  • Nov 2 "Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY
  • Nov 2 "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Nov 2 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
  • Nov 3 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100
  • Nov 3 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
  • Nov 3 1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat NJ Nets 94-79
  • Nov 4 "Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Nov 4 1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal
  • Nov 4 Key Arena opens, Seattle Supersonics beat LA Lakers 103-89
  • Nov 5 STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands
  • Nov 5 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
  • Nov 5 1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT

MurderAssassination Attempt

Nov 5 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
  • Nov 6 Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt


Nov 6 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Nov 7 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM

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Nov 7 Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

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Nov 9 "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Nov 10 In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces.
  • Nov 12 25th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06
  • Nov 12 26th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00

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Nov 12 Last day of Test cricket for New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Martin Crowe
  • Nov 12 Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL all-time passing yardage mark of 47,003
  • Nov 12 NY MTA raises subway & bus fares from $1.25 to $1.50
  • Nov 12 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), launches into orbit

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Nov 12 46th Formula One WDC: Michael Schumacher wins by 33 points

Formula 1 Racing Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Racing Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Nov 12 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 13 "GoldenEye", 17th James Bond film, starring Pierce Brosnan for the first time and Judi Dench as M, released

  • Nov 15 "Master Class" opens at Golden Theater NYC for 601 performances
  • Nov 15 Space shuttle Atlantis docks with orbiting Russian space station Mir
  • Nov 16 US Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson's disease

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Nov 16 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother undergoes hip surgery

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Nov 18 Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, 19, of Venezuela, crowned 45th Miss World
  • Nov 18 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen
  • Nov 18 60th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 31-27 in Auburn
  • Nov 19 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • Nov 19 "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • Nov 19 "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • Nov 19 83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • Nov 19 CNET lauches www.shareware.com
  • Nov 19 Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • Nov 19 Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
  • Nov 20 "Beatles' Anthology, Vol 1" released
  • Nov 20 "Racing Demon" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 20 FDA approves new therapy for use as an initial AIDS treatment, 3TC

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Nov 20 Diana, Pricess of Wales, admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Nov 20 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), lands
  • Nov 21 Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time
  • Nov 21 Israel grants jailed US spy Jonathan Pollard citizenship
  • Nov 21 New double Beatle CD released with new song "Free as a Bird"
  • Nov 22 Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
  • Nov 22 Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
  • Nov 22 OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
  • Nov 24 Ireland votes to end 58-year-old amendment on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)
  • Nov 25 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 46 performances
  • Nov 26 33rd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Valencia Spain (3-2)
  • Nov 26 Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass
  • Nov 26 New Zealand score 8-348 in 49 overs v India in Nagpur ODI
  • Nov 28 James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack
  • Nov 29 "Garden District" closes at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • Nov 29 CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched

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Nov 29 US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Nov 30 Official end of Operation Desert Storm.
  • Dec 2 17th ACE Cable Awards: TLC wins the Golden CableACE for "KnowTV: Changing What, Why and How You Watch"

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Dec 2 After being left in the game to allow nine goals, Patrick Roy declares "It's my last game in Montreal", and is traded four days later

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • Dec 2 4th SEC Championship Game: #2 Florida beats #23 Arkansas, 34-3
  • Dec 3 "Company" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • Dec 3 "Holiday" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • Dec 3 84th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Moscow (3-2)
  • Dec 3 Beth Daniels/Davis Love III wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Dec 3 Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v South Africa, a record
  • Dec 3 Naeem Akhtar takes 10-28 for Rawalpindi B against Peshawar
  • Dec 3 Northwestern South Carolina begins using new area code 864
  • Dec 4 Atherton (185*) bats for 643 minutes to save Johannesburg Test
  • Dec 5 The Sri Lankan government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna.
  • Dec 6 6th Billboard Music Awards: TLC & Hootie & The Blowfish win

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Dec 6 Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Dec 7 NBA settles strike of referees, refs to return on Dec 12
  • Dec 7 US space probe Galileo begins orbiting Jupiter
  • Dec 9 61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB)
  • Dec 10 1st meeting of NBA expansion teams, Raptors beat Grizzlies 93-81
  • Dec 10 Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches
  • Dec 10 Michael Slater scores 219 v Sri Lanka at the WACA
  • Dec 10 Muralitharan takes 2-224 in Australian innings of 5-617
  • Dec 10 Ricky Ponting makes 96 on Test Cricket debut (Aust v Sri Lanka, WACA)
  • Dec 10 Worst snowstorm in Buffalo history, 37.9" in 24 hours (Starting Dec 9 at 7 PM, breaks previous record of 25.3" in 1982
  • Dec 11 Thomas O Hicks buys NHL Dallas Stars for $84 million
  • Dec 12 CBC announces Radio Canada International service to end on March 31

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Dec 12 Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres addresses both houses of the US Congress

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Dec 12 NBA referees return to work after striking
  • Dec 12 Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)
  • Dec 13 Christopher Reeves released from physical rehab center
  • Dec 13 US Federal Court votes that Cable companies must carry local stations
  • Dec 14 "Les Miserables" opens at Cable Hall, Helsinki
  • Dec 14 AIDS patient Jeff Getty recieves baboon bone marrow transplant
  • Dec 14 Yugoslav Wars: The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by leaders of various governments ending the conflict in former Yugoslavia
  • Dec 15 Playboy goes back on sale after 36 year ban in Ireland
  • Dec 15 The European Communities Court of Justice hands down the "Bosman ruling", giving EU footballers the right to a free transfer at the end of their contracts, with the provision that they are transferring from one UEFA Federation to another.
  • Dec 16 The official adoption of the name "Euro"
  • Dec 17 "School after Scandal" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • Dec 20 "Paul Roebson" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • Dec 20 American Flight 965 crashes in Columbia, 159 die, 5 survive
  • Dec 20 NATO begins peacekeeping in Bosnia.
  • Dec 21 Martina Ertl of Germany wins her 3rd giant slalom world cup
  • Dec 21 SF Giants announce plans to build a new stadium to open in 2000
  • Dec 21 The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control.
  • Dec 22 David Cone signs $19.5 million 3 year contract with NY Yankees
  • Dec 26 Muttiah Muralitharan no-balled for throwing (SL v Aust, MCG)
  • Dec 26 Paul Adams becomes South Africa's youngest Test Cricket player, 18 yrs 340 days
  • Dec 27 Boon completes his 21st Test Cricket century (110 v SL, MCG)
  • Dec 30 Carquest Bowl 6: North Carolina beats Arkansas, 20-10
  • Dec 30 The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of -27.2°C was recorded at Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands. This equalled the record set at Braemar, Aberdeenshire on February 11, 1895 and January 10, 1982.
  • Dec 31 "Danny Gans on Broadway" closes at Neil Simon NYC
  • Dec 31 "Having Our Say" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • Dec 31 "Heiress" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 340 performances
  • Dec 31 "Paul Roebson" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • Dec 31 "Racing Demon" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • Dec 31 "Tempest" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 71 performances
  • Dec 31 Cartoonist Bill Watterson ends his "Calvin & Hobbes" comic strip
  • Dec 31 Matthew Elliott scores separate cricket century same day for Victoria
  • Dec 31 62nd Sugar Bowl: #13 Virginia Tech beats #9 Texas, 28-10